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ghaghara (skirt)
  • India
  • ghaghara (skirt), 1800s or early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Gujarat, India
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 89 x 91.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 35 x 36 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0865

Woman's skirt (ghaghara) with a decoration of alternating vertical rows of dancing women and peacocks in trees. It is decorated with gold brocade and embroidery on a red satin ground. Silk drawstring with beaded tassels. ("Bride of Krishna" skirt.)