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

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Gold and red sari fragment (borders and field). Borders have a red ground with gold zigzag patterning on either side of a central block with gold interlocking diamond shapes with a central dot (peacock's eye). The field portion has alternating gold and red stripes.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 225 x 179cm (88 9/16 x 70 1/2in.)

Accession Number

27.163

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes