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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari with brown ground and white and gold metallic patterning. Central field is patterned with white geometric temples or pyramids, and gold flowers. Borders have white creeping vines with gold flowers. Pallu with rows of white stripes and a central block with three rows of white and gold...

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Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Jamdani sari

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

Object Place

Bengal, India

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 514cm (42 1/2 x 202 3/8in.)

Accession Number

21.1426

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton and metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes