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Length of skirt (gaghra)

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Length of skirt fabric of yellow-gold satin with design of repeating rows of peacock and floral motifs alternating with rows of flower sprays embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in various sizes of chain stitch; hem border of dark blue satin with row of parrots alternating with rosettes and...

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Provenance

Gift from Mr. Henry S. Hall to the MFA, October 11, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Henry S. Hall, Jr.

Indian (Kutch), 19th century

Object Place

Probably Cutch, India

Dimensions

71.5 x 212 cm (28 1/8 x 83 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.845

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes