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Woman's wrapper or ceremonial cloth (patola)

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Fragment of woman's wrapper or ceremonial cloth (patola) of plain-weave silk and double-ikat design of repeating stylized leaf motif enclosed in (phan bhat) in blue, orange and natural ecru on a crimson red ground; border design of orange, blue and natural ecru stripes on a crimson red ground.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, October 8, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 18 5/16 in. (67.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

25.550

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, double ikat (bandha)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes