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Piece of brocade

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Violet silk on which is an ogival design woven with tarnished silver thread framing a conventional floral motif woven with tarnished gold thread, blue and cream white silk and green and yellow silk. Much worn.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 57cm (9 1/16 x 22 7/16in.)

Accession Number

21.1424

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles