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Length of embroidered silk

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Length of silk constructed of several pieces dark blue silk gauze stitched together, each with repeating design of scrolling leaves and strawberries embroidered in lavender, slate blue, cream and purple silk. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state...

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Provenance

Gift from the Honorable George Holden Tinkham to the MFA, Januray 14, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham

Indian (Parsi),

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 13/16 x 46 1/4 in. (45.2 x 117.5 cm)

Accession Number

43.23

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles