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Fragment (two pieces sewed together) Ground: reddish orange satin, silk warp and cotton weft. Design: single flower (búti) repeated alternating with gold stripes bearing running vine pattern, woven with green silk and gold and silver thread (silver wound on white silk and gilded silver wound on...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of N. M. Heeramaneck

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (10.5 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

29.1092

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles