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Ikat technique, (the warp tied and dyed before the cloth is woven). Fragment, with a design, wide and narrow stripes of alternating pink and cream color, black and cream color, and yellow and black, separated by narrow stripes of brocade weaving.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, July 16, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, early 20th century

Object Place

Ayyampat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/8 x 8 1/16 in. (27 x 20.5 cm)

Accession Number

25.487

Medium or Technique

Printed silk, Ikat technique

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles