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Woman's skirt (gaghra)

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Woman's skirt of red satin with overall design of parrots facing each other and floral motifs embroidered in chain stitch in light green, yellow, blue and black silk; hem border has similar design.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kutch), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

82 x 175 cm (32 5/16 x 68 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.677

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes