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Part of embroidered bedspread

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Part of an embroidered bedspread of thin white cotton cloth ground with design in chain stitch with polychrome silks, dark bluish-green and deep rose-red predominating; most of ground filled with large-scale design of slender scrolling branches bearing flowers, birds and curling leaves;...

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Ashburnham Palace Collection; Gift from the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England) to the MFA, January 14, 1954

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Gift of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Indian, 17th century

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Overall: 81.9 x 347 cm (32 1/4 x 136 5/8 in.)

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Cotton plain-weave with silk chain-stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts