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Woman's tunic

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Parsi woman's tunic of dark blue silk gauze with overall design of various birds, flying and alighting on flowering branches and border design on neck, arm holes, across shoulders and at bottom edge of floral and bird motifs embroidered in various shades of gold silk; neck binding and ties of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Object Place

Surat, Gujarat, India


Legacy dimension: .52 x .53

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts