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Ground: red satin. Design: irregular angular spots worked in running and buttonhole stitch framing small pieces of mirror, with black, white yellow and blue silk, with larger pieces of mirror in the interspaces framed by buttonhole stitch. Four pieces sewed together, bordered with reddish orange...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Indian, 19th century

Accession Number

33.462

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles