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Saddle cloth

The middle section is pink felt very much faded and full of holes. The sides and border are embroidered closely with red, blue, neutral yellow and white cotton in chain-stitch. The design on a ground of coarse homespun of faded violet wool over white felt, consists of small rosettes "palms" and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

probably Afghani,

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts