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Man's or woman' mantle

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Man's or woman's mantle constructed of four cotton panels joined selvedge to selvedge by white overcast stitch. Two outside panels have symmetrical stripes in orange, lime green, white. White field is patterned with asymmetrical arrangement of unique diamond-midule motifs set in rectangles or...

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Gift from the estate of Dr. Frederick W. Harding, through Mrs. Lynn Jennings, to the MFA, March 19, 1980

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Dr. Fredric W. Harding

Indian (Angami Naga), pre–1910

Object Place

Assam, India


Overall: 109 x 168cm (42 15/16 x 66 1/8in.) Other (fringe): 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton warp-faced plain-weave with cotton discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts