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Fragments from a woman's wrapper (sari)

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Two pallu sections of saris have been sewn together. Two ends are identical--gold pallu framed with narrow tapestry weave border with a blue, green, orange, and red floral meandering vine.


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


165 x 85 cm (64 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gold metallic plain weave with tapestry woven borders


Textiles and Fashion Arts