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Length of embroidered linen

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Length of cream-colored plain-weave linen, possibly a cover, with overall design of densely scrolling flowers embroidered in chain stitch with pink and green silk, outlined with couched gold thread; surrounded by a floral border, the flowers of which were originally worked with dark brown silk.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, August 4, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 109.2 x 418 cm (43 x 164 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1759

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave embroidred with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles