Woman's skirt (gaghra)

Indian (Kutch)


Object Place: India

Dimensions

87 x 221 cm (34 1/4 x 87 in.)

Accession Number

01.5817

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s gathered skirt of white satin with overall design of parrots facing each other and floral motifs embroidered in chain stitch in red, green, yellow, magenta and black silk; hem border has similar design; yoke is gathered into waistband of red satin with repeating looped lozenge pattern embroidered in white, yellow and black silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection