Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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skirt
  • India
  • skirt, 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: India
  • rayon, weaving, dyeing, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 85 x 80 cm
    Object Height/Width: 33 7/16 x 31 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robin A. Copp
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7053
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Skirt with a gathered waistband that is black with wide vertical stripes in red and blue, and thin stripes in yellow. There is one dark purple stripe in the middle with tassels. There are horizontal stripes near the bottom in yellow and white geometric shapes. There are geometric designs in white and white, yellow, and red on the blue stripes. The fringe at the bottom of the skirt is knotted into tassels at either side of the skirt.