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Woman's skirt (gaghra)

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Woman's gathered skirt of white satin with overall design of parrots facing each other and floral motifs embroidered in chain stitch in red, green, yellow, magenta and black silk; hem border has similar design; yoke is gathered into waistband of red satin with repeating looped lozenge pattern...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 6, 1901

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Kutch),

Object Place

India

Dimensions

87 x 221 cm (34 1/4 x 87 in.)

Accession Number

01.5817

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes