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Length of embroidered silk

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Length of bright red plain-weave silk embroidered with design of repeating rows of stylized floral motifs in dark green (or black?) silk and appliquéd with a gold sequin in the center of each.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior to the MFA, in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), June 24, 1987

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior

Pakistani, early 20th century

Object Place

Pakistan

Dimensions

59 x 50.8 cm (23 1/4 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1987.345

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk and appliquéd with sequins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles