Woman's tunic

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Center back and width: 113 x 121.9 cm (44 1/2 x 48 in.)

Accession Number

56.1304

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with embroidered with silk; appliquéd mirror discs

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s tunic with high round neck and three quarter sleeves of yellow-god silk satin with overall design of floral motifs embroidered in yellow-gold silk, some accented with tiny mirror discs; opening on each side of neck with round white silk button and black silk loop closure; underarm and skirt gussets.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. G. McLemore Bollin to the MFA, December 13, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. G. McLemore Bollin