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Fragments from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Two sari borders sewn together with a running stitch. Both have a gold interlocking lozenge pattern with a central dot (peacock's eye) with two green stripes about three inches in on either side of each border and a red selvedge.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, march 3, 1927

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Maharashtra), 18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 193 x 87cm (76 x 34 1/4in.)

Accession Number

27.164

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes