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Woman's skirt

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Skirt of red silk with design of stylized flower sprays in light green, blue and white discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts gathered into a light green twill-weave silk folded-over waistband; hem has appliqued band of red silk with design of repeating diamond lozenge pattern in light...

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Provenance

Purchased from A.A. Vantine & Co., New York by Denman Waldo Ross; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 1, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Northwestern, India

Dimensions

79 x 18.6 cm (31 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1324

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave (basket variation), silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, appliquéd

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes