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Fragment of embroidered silk

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Fragment of red stain with design of peacock and scrolling vine embroidered in chain stitch with pink, red, green, blue, yellow and black silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian (Gujarati, Kutch), 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 37.3 x 21.3 cm (14 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.291

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles