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Fragment of man's court sash (patka)

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Fragment of man's silk court sash (patka) with design in main field of bands of orange alternating with bands of red, green and black silk and silver-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; end panels with design of row of tall flowering plants in red and green silk on a...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Mughal dyansty, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 1051.6 x 95.3 cm (414 x 37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.429b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk and silver-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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