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Cotton muslin embroidered with an all-over design of sprays of single flowers and scrolls. The flowers are embroidered in chain stitch with red, orange, green and a little blue and white silk and outlined with strips of gilt. The scrolls are worked with strips of gilt.


Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, August 4, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian, 17th century

Object Place

Rajasthan, India


Overall: 12 x 16cm (4 3/4 x 6 5/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts