Woman's tunic

Indian (Kathiwar)
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Center back: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.) Height x width: 42 1/2 x 41 in. (108 x 104.1 cm)

Accession Number

02.498

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk, appliquéd mirror discs

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s tunic of pinkish-red satin; front bodice and top of the sleeves are embroidered with floral and geometrical designs in gold, green, white, pink and blue silk accented with small, round mirror discs; underarm and skirt gussets; pocket on left side; inside neckline edge is lined in natural cotton printed with brown star and dot pattern.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 11, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection