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Patola sari

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Red double ikat sari with blue, white and yellow patterning. Field contains heart- shaped peepal leaves, stylized flowers, and yellow diamond shapes. Two sets of borders, an inner one that is part of the original piece and an outer border has been cut and pieced and is attached with a running...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA, March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Patola sari

Indian (Gujarati), 19th–early 20th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 128 3/4 x 37 in. (327 x 94 cm)

Accession Number

19.730

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, double ikat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes