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Bed cover or hanging with dark blue silk ground over cotton embroidered with polychrome silk yarns wit design in central field of battle of foot soldiers armed with rifles and cannons (above) and battle of horsemen (below); outer border filled with hunting scenes and floral landscape and in the...

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Provenance

1950, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1950)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian, Gujarat, for the Portuguese market, 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

264 x 202 cm (103 15/16 x 79 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.3224

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk in chain stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles