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Panel of velvet

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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.

Provenance

Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot to the MFA, December 1981

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot

Indian, Mughal, 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

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.

Accession Number

1981.661

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut pile (velvet), painted and stencilled with gold paint. 5/1 satin weave.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles