Part of a skirt

Indian
19th century


Dimensions

104 x 204 cm (40 15/16 x 80 5/16 in.) object a

Accession Number

13.2789a-c

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is of white muslin. On the bottom of each breadth is worked with white cotton, laid work and drawn work a design of sprays of conventional flowers and leaves and two undulating vines, one bearing flowers and leaves, the other various shaped leaves. These pieces were the breadths of a skirt.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury