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Fragment from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari fragment (pallu) with gold wrapped threads forming the ground. Rows of small green and red, and green and yellow buti over larger style blue and red buta along with red lotus flowers and green creeping vine patterning (tapestry weave). Red borders have gold lozenge patterning with central...

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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 (Maharashtra), 17th–18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 113 x 96cm (44 1/2 x 37 13/16in.)

Accession Number

27.156

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes