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Sari fragment (border)

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Sari border fragment with a brown/purple meandering vine with orange flowers (discontinuous supplementary wefts) enclosed by a frame of alternating gold and orange squares (continuous supplementary warps) and brown/purple leaves on a gold ground.


Purchased by the MFA, June 4, 1925

Credit Line

David P. Kimball Fund

Indian (Paithani), 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Paithan (near Aurangabad), India


Height x width: 3 9/16 x 19 5/16 in. (9 x 49 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts and continuous supplementary patterning warps


Textiles and Fashion Arts