Woman's tunic, unconstructed

Indian (Parsi)
19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 62 x 102cm (24 7/16 x 40 3/16in.)

Accession Number

02.459

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Parsi woman’s unobstructed tunic of dark blue plain-weave silk ground embroidered in cream silk with design of floral motifs on the bodice and floral and bird motifs around the neck, arm holes and bottom edge.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection