Part of a woman's skirt

Indian (Kutch or Gujarati)
18th century

Object Place: Kutch or Gujarat, India


Overall: 55.8 x 33.9 cm (21 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Part of woman’s skirt of dark blue satin with white stripes at regular intervals, the stripes are covered with chain-stitch embroidery and between the stripes are worked, also with chain-stitch, undulating vines bearing leaves and flowers in profile; across the bottom is a more elaborate undulating vine with open rosette-like flowers; colors are bright red, pinkish-red, yellow and blue greens, yellow and white silk.


Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, December 6, 1917

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy