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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari with field of dark green/blue cotton plain weave with gold lattice with a circle at each intersection. Within the squares of the lattice there is a gold Chalukyan goose with a red eye carrying an "olive branch" in its beak (discontinuous supplementary wefts). Borders have green stripes...

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Purchased by the MFA, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Hamsa-Laksana Sari

Indian (Maharashtra), 17th–18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India


Overall: 422 x 105cm (166 1/8 x 41 5/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton and gold metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts and tapestry woven pallu and borders


Textiles and Fashion Arts