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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.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.1737

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles