Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Cloth of Vrindavan (Vrindavani Vastra) showing Scenes from the Life of Krishna

Cloth of Vrindavan (Vrindavani Vastra) showing Scenes from the Life of Krishna

Scenes from the life of Vishnu and Assamese inscriptions.

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Assam, India, Asia

Date:
17th century

Medium:
Silk lampas weave with plain weave ground and pattern

Dimensions:
71 x 31 1/2 inches (180.3 x 80 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1990-3-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Fiske Kimball Fund and the Marie Kimball Fund, 1990

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