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Man's court sash (patka)

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Sash of undyed plain-weave cotton with borders of red and blue flowers on a green ground; borders are repeated four times to divide the central field from the pallakas at each end; pallakas consist of rows of lozenge-shaped red flowers against an natural undyed ground; short natural cotton fringe...

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1966, Nasli Heeramaneck (b. 1902 - d. 1971) and Alice Heeramaneck (b. 1910 - d. 1993), New York. 1966, John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1966)

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Gift of John Goelet

Indian (Deccan), Mughal dynasty, late 17th or early 18th century

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353 x 47 cm (139 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Cotton plain-weave, painted and treated with mordants, resist-dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts