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Man's wrapper (dhoti)

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Man's dhoti with white plain weave field and plain weave borders with yellow, brown and white stripes. The end has brown and white weft faced stripes created in plain weave over and under every four warps.


Purchased by Pam Parmal at The Tradition in Cochin, India; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Suzanne W. and Alan J. Dworsky

Indian (Kerala), 2007

Place of Manufacture

Cochin, Indian


Height x width: 148 x 48 3/4 in. (375.9 x 123.8 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with continuous supplementary warps and wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts