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Ground: Woven with silver thread (silver wound on white silk). Design: rows of "palms" with tips curved to the right woven with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk), detailed with a floral pattern. Outline woven with dark green and reddish orange silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 17th–18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 51 x 46cm (20 1/16 x 18 1/8in.)

Accession Number

28.55

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles