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Ikat technique, (the warp tied and dyed before woven.) Fragment with design of alternating zig-zag bands of pinkish red, and cream colored silk. The weft is pinkish red silk. Worn, torn, and stained.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, October 8, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, early 20th century

Object Place

Amber, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/8 x 6 5/16 in. (34 x 16 cm)

Accession Number

25.547

Medium or Technique

Printed silk, Ikat technique

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles