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Panel of silk ikat (patola)

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Panel of double-ikat plain-weave silk (patola) with overall repeating design of three five-petalled flower enclosed in hexagonal cell (tran phul bhat) in red, natural, blue-black and yellow-gold; four outer edges trimmed with dark blue silk with design of repeating bird and floral motif...

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Lent to the MFA September 30, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India


Height x width: 33 x 33 in. (83.8 x 83.8 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, warp and weft tie resist-dyed (double ikat, bandha)


Textiles and Fashion Arts