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Fragment of a tent hanging

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A vertical fragment, consisting primarily of repeated sprigs of pink and green flowers, perhaps roses. Similar flowers appear singley, interspersed with the sprigs and in repeated patterns along the top and bottom borders and in a narrow border on the left side. An inverted V at the top...

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Provenance

1966, Nasli Heeramaneck (b. 1902 - d. 1971) and Alice Heeramaneck (b. 1910 - d. 1993), New York. 1966, John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Indian (perhaps Jaipur), Mughal, about 1630–40

Object Place

Jaipur, India

Dimensions

Overall: 182.2 x 84.5cm (71 3/4 x 33 1/4in.) Top and bottom borders approximately 5" wide Side border approx 2.75" wide

Accession Number

66.861

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk and couched gold-wrapped threads.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles