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Embroidered coverlet

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Coverlet of light blue silk ground embroidered with silk in red, green, yellow, white, blue, touches of gold-metallic thread with design of central medallion with peacock surrounded by two concentric bands of confronted birds with flowers in background; medallion repeated in quadrants in four...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund

Indian (Deccan for the European market), late 17th/18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 287 x 249 cm (113 x 98 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.53

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles