Part of a skirt or blouse

Indian (Kutch)
Late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: Kutch, India

Dimensions

Overall (Object folded; old dimensions retained): 47 x 19.8 cm (18 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.708

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Reddish violet silk ground. On it a design worked with chain stitch, of parrots, rosettes, etc. Made up of two pieces sewed together.

Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, November 16, 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy