Man's trousers (pyjamas)

Indian
18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 33 3/4 x 23 in. (85.7 x 58.4 cm)

Accession Number

43.513

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silver- and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s loose-fitting trousers, fitted at the ankles, with design of vertical rows of geometric and floral repeat in gold and silver discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a red twill-weave silk ground; trimmed at ankles with band of cotton twill accented with silver and gold thread; inseam gusset.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, 1943; Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection