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Large curtain of white cotton twill ground with design embroidered in chain stitch with polychrome silks-dark bluish-green and deep rose-red predominating; most of curtain filled with large-scale design of slender scrolling branches bearing flowers, buds, and curling leaves, insects and...

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Provenance

(ex Ashburnham Place Collection) Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Indian (Gujarat), late 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

266 x 260.5 cm (104 3/4 x 102 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2202

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles