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Skirt

Skirt

  • Place of origin:

    Kutch (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin embroidered in silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Ratan Tata

  • Museum number:

    IM.250-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's skirt-piece of dark blue satin embroidered in coloured silks. With vertical rows of plants, each bearing nine circular flowers varied in four different colour schemes, and alternating with pairs of standing peacocks facing to the left. The bottom border has fan-like flowers and roses, a green parrot and small leaf-forms beneath a band of three-pointed buds.

Place of Origin

Kutch (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin embroidered in silks

Dimensions

Length: 31 in, Width: 91 in

Descriptive line

Woman's skirt-piece of satin embroidered in silks, Kutch, 19th century

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Women's clothes

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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