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Bands from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Length of red plain-weave silk guaze constructed of eight, three-inch bands, stitched together, with design of birds and flowers in yellow, green and white silk; narrow row at the top of each band with meandering vines and another at the bottom with white dots. Probably embroidered by Chinese...

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Provenance

Gift from Alfred M. Tozzer to the MFA, July 7, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred M. Tozzer

Indian (Parsi), 19th century

Place of Use

India

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 68cm (18 1/2 x 26 3/4in.)

Accession Number

36.361

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave gauze embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes