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Embroidery

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Heavy blue cotton, on which are embroidered stripes of stems bearing conventional leaves and flowers(?). The leaves and stems are worked with yellow or reddish violet silk. The flowers(?) consist of pieces of mirror sewed on with red, light brown or salmon pink cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 62 x 260cm (24 7/16 x 102 3/8in.)

Accession Number

02.462

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles