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Ground: red satin, silk warp and weft. Design: vertical gold stripes, alternating with vertical rows of small flowers (butis) woven with green, light greenish yellow silk, and gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk).

Provenance

Gift from N. M. Heeramaneck to the MFA, November 7, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of N. M. Heeramaneck

Indian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (16.5 x 17.5 cm)

Accession Number

29.1098

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles