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Length of fabric from a woman’s wrapper (sari)

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Double ikat (patola) sari with a red ground and central field of repeating pattern of three white blossoms with blue stems enclosed in interlocking diamonds framed with three rows of red and white meandering floral vines on a red or blue ground; pallu has a row of red and white lotus blossoms,...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Patola fragment

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

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 59 1/2 x 38 in. (151.1 x 96.5 cm)

Accession Number

19.731

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, double ikat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes