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Red silk plain weave ground with columns of green/blue and yellow/gold floral blossoms. Yellow/gold border at the bottom of the piece with repeating motifs featuring a large blossom surrounded by meandering vines.

Provenance

Purchased from Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, April 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian (Surat),

Object Place

Surat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 5/16 x 11 13/16 in. (49 x 30 cm)

Accession Number

21.292

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles