Pieced panel of red silk velvet with stenciled and painted gold paste design of repeating floral motifs and scrolling floral borders. Possibly originally used back to back with panel 66.861.
Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot to the MFA, December 1981
Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot
Indian, Mughal, 17th century
Overall: 184 x 89 cm (72 7/16 x 35 1/16 in.) Each panel approximately 64" x 10" Border measures 4" wide, on average.
Medium or Technique
Silk, cut pile (velvet), painted and stencilled with gold paint. 5/1 satin weave.