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Length of embroidered silk

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Length of bright purple silk gauze with an overall design of birds and flowers embroidered in cream, salmon pink, light green and gold silk; border on two sides with design of flowers and long tailed birds in cream, dark green, orange, gold and pink.

Provenance

Purchased by Mrs. S. D. Warren in Sudan; Gift from Mrs. S. D. Warren to the MFA, March 16, 1895

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 111 x 116cm (43 11/16 x 45 11/16in.)

Accession Number

95.182

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroiderd with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles