Length of woman’s skirt fabric

Indian (Gujarat)
18th century


Object Place: Aurangabad, India

Dimensions

100 x 67.5 cm (39 3/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.891

Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave with silk and metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red silk 3/1 twill weave ground. Field has rows of golden flowers growing from gold and blue “cornucopia-like” horns. Gold clover motif along three sides of the piece. Two borders–one yellow with no patterning and the other has a gold ground with pink floral meandering vines.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 8, 1931

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund