User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Piece of cotton and silk

Start collecting

Warp: red silk and silk tyed and dyed yellow and brown. Weft: red cotton. Design: narrow stripes of red, with openwork, and brown and yellow.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Indian,

Object Place

Surat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/16 x 4 1/8 in. (31 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

29.1035

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles