Woman's skirt

Pakistani


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 29 1/2 x 74 1/4 in. (74.9 x 188.6 cm)

Accession Number

01.5818

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk; appliquéd mirror discs

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s unconstructed skirt of dark blue satin with design of alternating stylized floral medallions and flower sprays embroidered in orange, reddish-pink and green silk and accented with tiny mirror discs; border design at hem has design of floral repeat embroidered in same colors and accented with mirror discs.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 6, 1901

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection