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Piece of brocade

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Red silk ground, on this are rows of leaf-like forms woven with light golden brown and black silk and metal thread. Most of the metal has been worn away leaving the silk thread upon which it was wound.

Provenance

Gift from Edward Waldo Forbes to the MFA, December 7, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 9 3/4 in. (15.2 x 24.8 cm)

Accession Number

16.380

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles