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Cloth of gold on which are woven with silk two "palm", or "tree of life" forms, detailed with pink and blue flowers; at the base of each "tree" which grows from a far, are two parrots woven with green and pink silk; across the top and bottom of the piece are conventional floral borders woven...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 12, 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Aurangabad), 17th century

Object Place

Aurangabad, India

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Gold brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts