Fragment of skirt

Indian (Kach)


Object Place: Kathiawar or Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 61.8 x 37 cm (24 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1028

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of skirt. Ground: yellow satin. Design: peacocks, women, and conventionalized flowers, embroidered in chain-stitch with blue, violet red, green, black, and white silk. Border of rosettes, fans, and peacocks similarly worked.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy