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Woman's tunic

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Parsi woman's blouse of dark silk gauze ground with overall pattern of large dots embroidered in white silk and border design around the neck, arm holes, across the shoulders and the bottom edge of repeating flower and leaf motif embroidered in white silk; neck binding and ties of pinkish-red...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 1902

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Place of Use

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 x 27 3/4 in. (71.1 x 70.5 cm)

Accession Number

02.448

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes