University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSari
Object Number:43-12-72B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Human Figure
Bird
Floral Motif
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Wine-colored silk embroidered during the weaving with cream, yellow and wine-colored silk. Embroidery: border all around; wide band at one end which includes conventionalized floral borders and eighty squares each showing a seated human figure holding a bird; crosswise bands of floral motifs. Rather poor condition.


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