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Woman's tunic

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Parsi woman's tunic of dark blue silk gauze with overall design of small floral motifs embroidered in white silk and border design around the neck, arm holes, across the shoulders and bottom edge of repeating floral and bird motifs embroidered in white silk with accents in violet and pale...

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Purchased by Mrs. Edward Robinson in Algiers, 1894; Gift from Mrs. Edward Robinson to the MFA, June 11, 1903

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Gift of Mrs. Edward Robinson

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

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Overall (Legnth): 60 cm (23 5/8 in.)

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Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts