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Textile

Indian

Artwork Details

Textile
19th century
Indian
cotton embroidery with inset mirrors
12 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in (31.75 cm x 16.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
1930.33

On Display

Not currently on display

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Description

Subject Matter:

embroidery

Physical Description:

This small rectangle of fabric is a fragment, possibly the border edge, of a larger cloth of unknown function. The support is a plain-weave cotton dyed an intense red, overlaid with embroidery in many colors and with tiny, inset mirrors.

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