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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,

Accession Number

24.363

Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles