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Woman's trousers (ejar, ezar)

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Woman's trousers of green satin embroidered with repeating dots; border design at bottom of trouser legs of a row of repeating triangles and ziggurat motifs separated by scattered flowers embroidered in red, orange, green, dark blue and white silk accented with appliquéd mirror discs; waistband...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine to the MFA, residuary legatee under the will of Harvey E. Wetzel, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

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

Object Place

Kathiawar, India

Dimensions

98 x 104 cm (38 9/16 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.743

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk; waistband of cotton plain-weave; appliquéd mirror discs

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes