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Panel of orange plain-weave silk with design of scenes from the life of Krishna, (butter making, driving cows) embroidered with buttonhole-, herringbone- and chain-stitch in blue, bluish-green, green, yellow and white silk; small pieces of mirror used for eyes and centers of flowers; mounted on...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA, April 26, 1928

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Indian (Gujarat, Saurashtra), 17th century

Object Place

Punjab, India

Dimensions

156 x 110 cm (61 7/16 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.240

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with silk embroidery; mirrored glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles