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Panel from bridal trousers

Decorative panel from one leg of a Zoroastrian woman's bridal shalvar (trousers). Consists of strips of red, green, blue, yellow and black cotton plain weave pieced together to form stripes, the whole backed with coarse cotton plain weave. The stripes are embroidered with cotton in a pattern of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Margaret and Eric Schroeder

Iranian (Zoroastrian), Late 19th century

Object Place

Zoroastrian, Iran

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts