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Length of woman’s skirt fabric

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Red silk 3/1 twill weave ground. Field has rows of golden flowers growing from gold and blue "cornucopia-like" horns. Gold clover motif along three sides of the piece. Two borders--one yellow with no patterning and the other has a gold ground with pink floral meandering vines.


Purchased by the MFA, October 8, 1931

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Indian (Gujarat), 18th century

Object Place

Aurangabad, India


100 x 67.5 cm (39 3/8 x 26 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave with silk and metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts