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Woman's wedding tunic (aba)

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Woman's wedding tunic of red satin with design on the bodice and the top of the sleeves of stylized rosettes and leaves embroidered in black and beige silk; large star-shaped floral medallion at mid-torso; the remainder of the garment has overall design of stylized floral motifs accented with...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Indian (Gujarati, Khatrie), British Colonial era, 19th century

Object Place

Gujarat, Kutch, India

Dimensions

Height (center back) x width (accross top): 39 3/4 x 38 in. (101 x 96.5 cm)

Accession Number

19.742

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk; appliquéd mirror discs

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes