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Fragment of embroidery

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Border fragment of dark blue silk with design of flowers and leaves embroidered in white, red and yellow silk. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state of Gujarat.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Adele Lathrop to the MFA, April 11, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adele Lathrop

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (11.4 x 6.4 cm)

Accession Number

46.389

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles