University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:48-29-271
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
British (uncertain)
Provenience: India
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Velvet
Gold Thread
Technique:Woven
Appliqued
Iconography:Flowers
Tree
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948
Other Number:113 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular piece of purple velvet with white and purple side border and unfinished ends. Bands of gold metallic and orange thread appliqued on to make mirror image of half circle with flowering tree on each half of cloth. White thread basted in semi-circle corresponding to central design. Twill label says Property of Board of Foreign Missions.


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