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Shirt

Deep red crêpe de chine; on the front is a powder of vases holding symmetrical bunches of flowers, worked with silver and gold thread and green and violet wool. Across the bottom of the front is worked with the same material and stitch, a floral border. The sleeves and part of the back are of...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor from C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

16.278

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes