Object Place: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Height (centerback) x width (at shoulders): 41 x 11 in. (104.1 x 27.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave; lined with printed cotton plain-weave
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Sleeveless coat with overall repeating design of gold leaf with small green silk accent and floral motif in gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a red twill-weave silk ground; trimmed with narrow band of blue satin; two sets of green and red silk braided ties with fringe attached at center front and side opening; lined with natural plain-weave cotton with printed pattern of red floral motif, faced with purple satin.
Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 9, 1943; The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection