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Woman's tunic

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Woman's tunic of pale yellow-gold silk with overall repeating design of peahens embroidered in two shades of gold silk with pale green silk accents; border design at neck of peacocks and flowers embroidered in two shades of gold silk; neck binding and ties of gold silk. Probably embroidered by...

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Lent by Denman W. Ross to the MFA, October 27, 1913; Returned to lender August 2, 1915; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

India (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

Surat, Gujarat, India


Height x width: 25 x 27 in. (63.5 x 68.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts