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Woman's tunic

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Woman's sleeveless tunic of crimson silk with open-work (twisted warp) pattern of overall repeating Chinese gong and clouds motifs and surface design of flowers, butterflies and birds embroidered in satin-stitch in cream, yellow, green and blue silk; neck binding and ties of dark blue...

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Provenance

Gift from Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond to the MFA, May 4, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

Surat, Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 3/4 x 30 11/16 in. (73 x 77.9 cm)

Accession Number

33.436

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes