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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari with red field (replacement). Borders depict rows of orange and pink lotus flowers, green meandering vines and leaves, and chevron patterning. The pallu has a gold ground and features narrow bands of flowering vines, leaves and chevrons alternated with a series of seven arches each...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. William Tudor Gardiner and Mrs. Samuel D. Warren, in the name of Mrs. Washington Thomas, to the MFA, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Tudor Gardiner and Mrs. Samuel D. Warren in name of Mrs. Washington Thomas

Indian (Maharashtra), 1750–1800

Object Place

Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 852 x 122cm (335 7/16 x 48 1/16in.)

Accession Number

39.745

Medium or Technique

Cotton and gold metallic plain weave with tapestry woven borders and pallu

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes