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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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The sari's field is dark blue plain weave with rows of gold circular forms (discontinuous supplementary wefts). The borders have a gold lozenge pattern with central dot (peacock's eye) flanked by two green stripes, and a red selvedge. Pallu with gold block surrounded by green meandering vines...

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Gift from Mrs. W. Scott Fitz to the MFA, May 6, 1915

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Indian (Maharashtra), 18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India


Overall: 800 x 120cm (314 15/16 x 47 1/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts