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Fragment of sari

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Fragment of sari bands, stitched together, of red silk ground with overall diamond lozenge pattern composed of small floral motifs in gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Aurangabad), 18th century

Object Place

Aurangabad, India

Dimensions

128 x 62 cm (50 3/8 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.165

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes