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Gift cover (rumal) depicted Krishna and Radha entroned

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Cotton plain weave fabric embroidered with silk yarns and flat wire. Center: Vishnu (visnu) (blue face) holding attributes of red disc and mace, conch shell and lotus flower is with his consort (Laksmt- red face) surrounded by warrior scenes.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Punjab, Chamba), mid 19th century

Object Place

Pujnab, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 1/4 x 25 in. (64.1 x 63.5 cm)

Accession Number

43.396

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles