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Woman's bodice (choli)

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Woman's bodice of dark blue twill-weave silk with design on one side of overall repeating zigzag bands embroidered in red and white cotton, the other side has scattered floral medallions and small birds embroidered in red, white and yellow; the neckline and cuffs are trimmed with floral motifs...

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Gift from Mrs. John C. Spring to the MFA, in memory of Mrs. A. Craige Spring, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John C. Spring in memory of Mrs. A. Craige Spring

Indian (Gujarati), British Colonial era, 19th century

Object Place

Probably Bombay Presidency, India


Height (centerback) x width: 10 x 28 1/2 in. (25.4 x 72.4 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave embroidered with cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts