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Jaina manuscript cover with overlap and design of repeating diamond lattice enclosing stylized floral motifs in gold-wrapped thread supplementary patterning wefts on a violet satin-weave cotton ground; mounted on cardboard.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian (Jaina),

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 27cm (9 7/16 x 10 5/8in.)

Accession Number

21.1758

Medium or Technique

Cotton satin-weave ground with gold-wrapped silk thread thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles