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Skirt of crimson-red twill-weave silk with overall design of peacocks and flowers and, along bottom, a procession of birdlike figures walking and mounted on horseback embroidered in cream, black, yellow, lavender and green silk and accented with appliquéd mirror discs; border at hem of dark...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable George Holden Tinkham

Indian (Kutch), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall (Legnth and width at waist): 34.5 x 15 cm (13 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.22

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk, appliquéd mirror discs

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes