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Ikat

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Ikat technique, (the warp tied and dyed before the cloth is woven). Fragment, with design of alternating stripes of red and white ikat technique, and yellow, green and dark brown brocade weaving, red cotton weft.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, July 16, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, early 20th century

Object Place

Ayyampet, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 11 7/16 in. (13.5 x 29 cm)

Accession Number

25.488

Medium or Technique

Printed silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles