Part of a woman's skirt

Indian (Kutch)
British Colonial era
19th century


Object Place: Gujarat, Kutch, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/2 x 60 1/2 in. (72.4 x 153.7 cm)

Accession Number

35.35

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Length of woman’s skirt of red silk satin with silk embroidered design of alternating rows of white/blue and white/red flowers interspersed with small green flowers, in between which are rows of facing pairs of yellow-green parrots; border, separated from main field by row of small blue flowers, of scrolling floral pattern of alternating floral motifs embroidered in red, green, blue, yellow and white silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, January 10, 1935

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund