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Man's sash (patka)

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Wool twill tapestry sash (patka) with bright green main field and deep borders on each crosswise end with design of boteh motifs and elaborate scrolling vines; narrow outer border on four sides has design of minute flowering vine; green fringe at each end. An important element of male courtly...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Ellen W. Coolidge to the MFA, September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge

Indian (Kashmiri), mid-19th century

Object Place

Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5 x 244cm (15 9/16 x 96 1/16in.)

Accession Number

53.2132

Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry-weave

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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