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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian, 17th century

Object Place

Rajasthan, India

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.1735

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes