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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Dark blue plain weave sari with rows of blue and gold interlocking diamond shapes in the field (discontinuous supplementary wefts). The borders are a red and gold diamond pattern with central dot (peacocks eye) and gold temple motif. The borders are attached with an interlocking tapestry...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Maharashtra), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 886 x 114cm (348 13/16 x 44 7/8in.)

Accession Number

27.160

Medium or Technique

Cotton and gold metallic plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts and tapestry plain weave at borders

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes