Woman's skirt (gaghra)

Indian (Kutch)


Object Place: India

Dimensions

90 x 200 cm (35 7/16 x 78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.447

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s gathered skirt of yellow satin with overall design of peacocks with raised tails and symmetrical stylized flowers with border design along hem of parrots and floral motifs embroidered in chain stitch in red, pink, white, blue, green and black silk; plain yellow satin upper yoke gathered into blue silk waistband.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 1902

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund