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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1966

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2019

  • You found it!

Dress (India), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Dress. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns on silk, mirrors and its technique is embroidered in chain-stitch and button-hole stitch on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Arnold Abelson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 114.3 x 111.8 cm (45 x 44 in.)

Cite this object as

Dress (India), late 19th–early 20th century; silk, metallic yarns on silk, mirrors; H x W: 114.3 x 111.8 cm (45 x 44 in.); 1966-9-1

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