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Length of embroidered silk

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Length of silk constructed of several pieces dark blue silk gauze stitched together, each with repeating design of scrolling leaves and strawberries embroidered in lavender, slate blue, cream and purple silk. Probably embroidered by Chinese artists living in the port city of Surat in the state...

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Gift from the Honorable George Holden Tinkham to the MFA, Januray 14, 1943

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Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham

Indian (Parsi),

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Height x width: 17 13/16 x 46 1/4 in. (45.2 x 117.5 cm)

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Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts