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Fragment of wedding sari

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Fragment of a double ikat (patola) wedding sari with repeating design of red, white, and yellow hear-shaped geometric forms and part of an elephant procession on a dark violet and blue-green ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/8 x 7 1/16 in. (34 x 18 cm)

Accession Number

25.548

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, warp and weft yarn tie resist-dyed (double ikat, patola)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes