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Fragment from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Fragment with red borders with gold zigzags and diamonds with central dot (peacocks eye), and floral vines (discontinuous supplementary wefts). Alternating red and white central bands. The red are patterned with interlocking diamond shapes with inner flowers, and the white show a large scale...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 685 x 135cm (269 11/16 x 53 1/8in.)

Accession Number

27.157

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic plain weave, tapestry weave and discontinuous supplementary gold and silver metallic patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes