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Ground: worn pinkish red, and bluish green velvet, sewed together, backed by piece of coarse light brown cotton. Design: on pinkish red ground, cow worked with tarnished gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk), horns hoofs and ears worked bluish green silk; on bluish green ground...

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Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, April 5, 1928

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 13.5 cm (4 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.212

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles