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COSTUMES
India: Punjab, Bhatinda or Haryana, Hissar
Bishnoi people [?]
Skirt (unsewn Nili phulkari -- woman's)
early 20th century
Plain weave; Embroidered; Resist dyed, mordant resist
Mirror embroidery
23 3/4 x 96 in. (60.3 x 243.8 cm) overall
The Blanche Payne Collection, gift of the Museum of History and Industry, Seattle
TC 92.10-10
Keywords: Hand sewn; Stripes; Floral motifs; Bands; Stitches: surface satin, herringbone, Cretan, closed herringbone, Cretan and herringbone

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