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Fragment from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Two pallu fragments sewn together at the center. Borders have purple/black meandering vines with orange and red flowers (tapestry weave). Pallu with rows of gold, and peacocks with orange and gold tails enclosed in circles (tapestry weave). Central block has two rows of roundels with orange...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Maharashtra), 17th or 18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India


Overall: 47 x 100cm (18 1/2 x 39 3/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts