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Shirt made for the Parsis of India

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Made in China for the Parsees of India. Red silk on which is worked with French knots and white silk a powder of symmetrically arranged groups of flowers. Around the neck, arm-holes and on the shoulders and bottom of the garment are borders of conventional floral ornament. Worked with white...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 30, 1898

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (worn in India),

Place of Use

Parsi, India

Place of Manufacture

China

Dimensions

Overall: 49 x 119cm (19 5/16 x 46 7/8in.)

Accession Number

98.624

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes