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Fragment of a bedspread

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(Apparently part of the lower half of a natural-colored linen bedspread of which the Chicago Art Institute has the upper half: 48.155); fragmentary design worked with yellow, coral pink, gray, blue and a little black silk (black now mostly rotted out) in chain stitch with some satin stitch;...

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Provenance

1952, gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Portuguese, 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 72 x 49.3 cm (28 3/8 x 19 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.267

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles