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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, double ikat (bandha)


Textiles and Fashion Arts