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Length of crimson plain-weave silk with design of groups and lines of small dots created by the tie-dye process; narrow hand-stitched hem on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, April 5, 1934

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Indian (Andhra Pradesh), 18th or 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

89 x 78 cm (35 1/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.126

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (plangi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes