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Length of silk (warp) and cotton (weft) twill with design of reddish-orange bands with undulating floral vine in green silk and silver-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, alternating with narrow band of diagonal pattern of green silk leaf and gold-wrapped thread.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

78.5 x 50 cm (30 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.53

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton twill-weave with silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles