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Design: narrow horizontal stripes of small geometric figures, formed by red, green, yellow, white and dark brown silk weft threads. The wrong side shows same design with colors reversed; Warp: pinkish red cotton.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Indian, 17th-18th centuries

Object Place

Surat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (13 x 19 cm)

Accession Number

29.1034

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk complentary warp weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles