Christopher and Angela Legge Oriental Carpets

Antique Indian silk-embroidered skirt (c. 1900 India)

Medium

Silk on silk

Width 300.00cm wide [118.11 inches wide]
Height 72.50cm high [28.54 inches high]

Condition

Slight damage to the satin in small areas, the embroidery itself is in excellent condition

Description / Expertise

Kutch, Gujarat, India, ca. 1900. Silk embroidery in chain stitch on silk satin.
An almost identical piece, attributed to the Mochi community, is published in Rosemary Crill, Indian Embroidery. V&A Publications 1999, Pl.73, pp.82/3