Object Place: Surat, Gujarat, India
Height x width: 25 x 27 in. (63.5 x 68.6 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave embroidered with cotton
Not On View
Woman’s tunic of pale yellow-gold silk with overall repeating design of peahens embroidered in two shades of gold silk with pale green silk accents; border design at neck of peacocks and flowers embroidered in two shades of gold silk; neck binding and ties of gold silk. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state of Gujarat.
Lent by Denman W. Ross to the MFA, October 27, 1913; Returned to lender August 2, 1915; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917
Denman Waldo Ross Collection