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Ikat technique. (The warp tied and dyed before the cloth is woven). Fragment with a design of stripes of red and white chevrons, separated by very narrow stripes of dark neutral blue and light neutral yellow brocade. A selvedge of bluish green on one side. White cotton weft.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, early 20th century

Object Place

Ayyampet, Indian


Height x width: 10 13/16 x 5 5/16 in. (27.5 x 13.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk, Ikat technique


Textiles and Fashion Arts