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Panel from bridal trousers

Iranian (Zoroastrian)
Late 19th century


Object Place: Zoroastrian, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 48.5 x 111cm (19 1/8 x 43 11/16in.)

Accession Number

1996.55

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Decorative panel from one leg of a Zoroastrian woman’s bridal shalvar (trousers). Consists of strips of red, green, blue, yellow and black cotton plain weave pieced together to form stripes, the whole backed with coarse cotton plain weave. The stripes are embroidered with cotton in a pattern of rosettes and fish.

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret and Eric Schroeder