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Long-sleeved, flared, pieced tunic, with underarm gussets, of red/blue iridescent silk with design of small animals, birds, flowers, and geometric bands of ornament worked in gold-wrapped thread couched with orange silk; neck, cuffs and hem faced with red plain-weave silk.

Provenance

Gift given in memory of George T. Cottle to the MFA, June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift in memory of George T. Cottle

Pakistani (Sind), 19th–20th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/2 x 52 1/4 in. (72.4 x 132.7 cm)

Accession Number

60.896

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, crepe, couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes