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Woman's tunic

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Parsi woman's tunic of dark blue silk with overall design of various birds and flowers and border design on neck, arm holes, across shoulders and at bottom edge of peacock and floral motifs embroidered in various shades of gold silk; neck binding and ties of yellow plain-weave silk. Probably...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 26, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

Surat, Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/2 x 20 in. (49.5 x 50.8 cm)

Accession Number

03.1044

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes