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Fragment from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari fragment with portion of field and border. Field is dark blue plain weave. Borders have a row of yellow and white chevron-like ikat, gold metallic chevrons and a block of green before another row of gold chevrons (continuous supplementary patterning wefts).


Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, November 5, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Madura, India


Height x width: 5 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (13 x 22.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk plain weave, warp ikat with gold metallic continuous supplementary patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts