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Length of embroidered cotton

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Length of white plain-weave cotton with design of scattered flowers in yellow, brown, blue and pale green silk chain-stitch embroidery; narrow border with flowering vine embroidered in similar colors sewn to lower edge.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA, February 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Indian, early 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

51.5 x 81.8 cm (20 1/4 x 32 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.246

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with chain-stitch embroidery in silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles