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Temple hanging (pechhavai)

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Temple hanging (pechhevai) honoring the god Krishna with design of three horizontal registers representing scenes of milkmaids (gopis). Top: four gopis in profile (two in center churning), cows, parrots, and peacocks; Middle: large tree with gopis on each side, parrots and peacocks; Bottom: ...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 3, 1929

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

148 x 194 cm (58 1/4 x 76 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1041

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles