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Woman's tunic

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Parsi woman's tunic of pinkish-red silk gauze with overall design of repeating bird and leaf motifs embroidered in cream silk with accents in pale yellow (beak and feet) and pale green (wings) and border design around the neck, arm holes, across the shoulders and bottom edge of repeating...

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

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Gift of Mrs. Edward Robinson

India (Parsi), 19th century

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Height x width: 24 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (62.9 x 64.8 cm)

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Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts