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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

35.34

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes