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Ground: dark blue satin, silk warp, cotton weft. Design: single gold and silver flowers (bútis) repeated alternately, woven with gold and silver thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk and silver wound on white silk) and dark blue and yellowish green silk.

Provenance

Gift from N. M. Heeramaneck to the MFA, January 2, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of N. M. Heeramaneck

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in. (8.5 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

30.16

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles