Woman's tunic

Indian (Parsi)
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height (centerback) x width: 26 1/2 x 27 in. (67.3 x 68.6 cm)

Accession Number

43.430

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave couched with gold- and silver-wrapped thread, applied sequins

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s tunic of black plain-weave silk with border design at neck, arm holes, across shoulders and at bottom edge of repeating scalloped floral motifs couched in gold- and silver-wrapped thread accented with red and gold sequins; red plain-weave silk tie at neck.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, 1943; The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection