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Sainchi Phulkari

Decorated with birds, horses and people.

Artist/maker unknown, Punjabi

Made in Eastern Punjab, India, Asia

First half of the 20th century

Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery in open herringbone, surface darning, and buttonhole stitches

7 feet 4 inches × 61 inches (223.5 × 154.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Director's Discretionary Fund, 1973

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