Object Place: Surat, Gujarat, India
Height x width: 28 3/4 x 30 11/16 in. (73 x 77.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk
Not On View
Woman’s sleeveless tunic of crimson silk with open-work (twisted warp) pattern of overall repeating Chinese gong and clouds motifs and surface design of flowers, butterflies and birds embroidered in satin-stitch in cream, yellow, green and blue silk; neck binding and ties of dark blue plain-weave silk. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state of Gujarat.
Gift from Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond to the MFA, May 4, 1933
Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond