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Fragment of man's sash (patka)

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Fragment of man's silk court sash (patka) with design in main field of bands of orange alternating with bands of red, green and black silk and silver-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; end panels with design of row of tall flowering plants in red and green silk on a...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Mughal, 18th century

Object Place

Northern, India

Dimensions

56.5 x 95 cm (22 1/4 x 37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.429a

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton plain-weave with silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in plain-weave, netted silk fringe ends.

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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