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Panel of embroidery

Probably made from hem of skirt. Design of narrow bands of repeating circles, zig-zags and floral motifs below wide band of flowers alternating with mirabs. Polychrome cotton and silk yarns and circles of glass embroidered on orange cotton ground. Condition: some fading and deterioration; many...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Theresa Ann Eliot

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Kutch, India

Accession Number

1981.352

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles