Woman's skirt (gaghra)

Indian (Kutch)
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

82 x 175 cm (32 5/16 x 68 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.677

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s skirt of red satin with overall design of parrots facing each other and floral motifs embroidered in chain stitch in light green, yellow, blue and black silk; hem border has similar design.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection