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Woman's tunic

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Woman's tunic of pinkish-red plain-weave silk with design of panels of large floral sprays divided by bands of green silk embroidered with white floral motif; side opening at neck with single round pink silk button and loop closure; underarm gusset of yellow-gold silk; neck and hem faced with...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor at the bazaar at Peshawar, India; Gift from Mrs. Percival Merritt to the MFA, March 2, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt

Indian (Peshawar), Britsh Colonial era, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Peshawar, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 31 in. (81.3 x 78.7 cm)

Accession Number

16.56

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes