Object Place: India
Overall (Legnth): 60 cm (23 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk
Not On View
Parsi woman’s tunic of dark blue silk gauze with overall design of small floral motifs embroidered in white silk and border design around the neck, arm holes, across the shoulders and bottom edge of repeating floral and bird motifs embroidered in white silk with accents in violet and pale yellow. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state of Gujarat.
Purchased by Mrs. Edward Robinson in Algiers, 1894; Gift from Mrs. Edward Robinson to the MFA, June 11, 1903
Gift of Mrs. Edward Robinson