Woman's tunic

Indian (Parsi)
19th century


Place of Manufacture: China; Place of Use: Parsi, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 x 23 3/4 in. (53.3 x 60.3 cm)

Accession Number

1971.87

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s tunic of dark blue silk gauze with overall design of dots embroidered in cream silk and border at neck of repeating floral motifs embroidered in red, gold and cream silk.

Provenance

Lent by Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, March 20, 1917; Gift from the estate of Mrs. Dona Luisa Coomaraswamy to the MFA, March 10, 1971

Credit Line

Bequest of estate of Mrs. Dona Luisa Coomaraswamy