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Woman's tunic (aba, gudge)

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Woman's wedding (?) tunic of dark green satin with design on front bodice, top of sleeves and bottom of fine various stylized geometric motifs embroidered in chain, open chain, buttonhole and interweaving stitch in red, orange-gold, dark blue, light green, pink, and beige silk and accented with...

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Purchased by the MFA, Januray 10, 1935

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Indian (Banni), British Colonial era, late 19th–20th century

Object Place

Bombay Presidency, Kathiawar, India


Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.) Other (width of sleeves): 105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts