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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Kutch (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin embroidered in coloured silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Ratan Tata

  • Museum number:

    IM.234-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's dress (Kudti) of satin embroidered in coloured silks. Below the neck and on the shoulders are rectangles filled with rows of floral and geometrical devices. A pattern of linked circles, each enclosing a round of floral form, four oval leaf forms, and a five-lobed pendant figure, cover the breast. The remaining surface is covered with diagonal rows of vases of flowers alternating with crosses, and rows of round flowers with glass centres. The bottom border has narrow bands of small geometrical motives.

Place of Origin

Kutch (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin embroidered in coloured silks

Dimensions

Width: 39 in, Length: 42 in

Descriptive line

Woman's dress (Kudti) of satin embroidered in coloured silks, Kutch, 19th century

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes; Embroidery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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