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

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Sari fragment (field and borders), the field has a red ground with white circles formed by seven brownish/purple flowers with yellow centers and one additional flower in the center of the circle. There is also a flower in the negative space between the circles. The borders are made up of...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 3, 1983

Credit Line

Textile Fund

Patola sari fragment

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Surat, Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 104 x 250cm (40 15/16 x 98 7/16in.)

Accession Number

1983.156

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, double ikat (bandha)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes