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Fragment of skirt

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Fragment of skirt. Ground: yellow satin. Design: peacocks, women, and conventionalized flowers, embroidered in chain-stitch with blue, violet red, green, black, and white silk. Border of rosettes, fans, and peacocks similarly worked.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian (Kach),

Object Place

Kathiawar or Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 61.8 x 37 cm (24 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1028

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes