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Embroidery fragment

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Pinkish orange satin embroidered in chain stitch with colored silk in a formal floral design. Included in the design are two peacocks and two parrots. The colors used are red, pink, violet, blue, green, yellow and black.


Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, August 4, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Kathiawar (?), India


Overall: 37 x 19.9 cm (14 9/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts