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Woman's tunic, unconstructed

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Parsi woman's unconstructed blouse of dark blue silk with border design of roosters and potted flowers around the neck, armholes and bottom of the garment embroidered in two shades of gold silk; on the main part of the bodice are leaping dogs, women in European costume, cats on cushions,...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor from A.A. Vantine & Co., N.Y.; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA May 1, 1895

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Place of Use

Parsi, India

Place of Manufacture

China

Dimensions

Overall: 53.5 x 114.5cm (21 1/16 x 45 1/16in.)

Accession Number

95.1316

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes