bed cover; palampore

 
Nationality
Indian
Creation date
Materials
silk, metallic threads
Dimensions
110 x 80 in.
Credit line
The Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack Collection
Accession number
33.748
Collection
Not Currently On View

Embroidered and painted Indian textiles were exported to Europe as early as the 17th century. The majority of these types of bedcovers have a single-tree pattern. The double-tree of life motif and the medallion center on this piece is less common than the single-tree motif.

Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack collection, Indianapolis; IMA (1933).
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