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A work made of three panels joined: silk (tussar), plain weave; embroidered with cotton in chain (tambour work) stitches; lining: cotton, plain weave; edging: silk, plain weave with looped and plied warp fringe; attached silk and cotton tassels at all four corners.
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  • A work made of three panels joined: silk (tussar), plain weave; embroidered with cotton in chain (tambour work) stitches; lining: cotton, plain weave; edging: silk, plain weave with looped and plied warp fringe; attached silk and cotton tassels at all four corners.

Date:

1601/50

Artist:

Made in Bengal, India, for the Portuguese market

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Cover

Place

India (Object made in)

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Made 1601–1650

Medium

Three panels joined: silk (tussar), plain weave; embroidered with cotton in chain (tambour work) stitches; lining: cotton, plain weave; edging: silk, plain weave with looped and plied warp fringe; attached silk and cotton tassels at all four corners

Dimensions

301 × 237.5 cm (118 1/2 × 93 in.)

Credit Line

Christa C. Mayer Thurman Textile Endowment

Reference Number

2007.355

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