Tunic or shirt

Pakistani (Sind)
19th–20th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/2 x 52 1/4 in. (72.4 x 132.7 cm)

Accession Number

60.896

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, crepe, couched with gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved, flared, pieced tunic, with underarm gussets, of red/blue iridescent silk with design of small animals, birds, flowers, and geometric bands of ornament worked in gold-wrapped thread couched with orange silk; neck, cuffs and hem faced with red plain-weave silk.

Provenance

Gift given in memory of George T. Cottle to the MFA, June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift in memory of George T. Cottle