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Pieced fragment of red plain-weave cotton with design of two wide and three narrow bands of geometric and floral motifs, surmounted by two arches and three and a half plants embroidered with bright red, orange, green, purple, white and black silk in buttonhole, stem, and cross stitches; small...

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Gift from Mrs. James W. Mavor to the MFA, December 10, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James W. Mavor

Pakistani (Sind), 19th century

Object Place

Punjab, India


Overall: 22.5 x 58.5cm (8 7/8 x 23 1/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with silk embroidery and appliquéd pieces of silvered glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts