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Man's shawl (dupatta)

Sari with an off-white silk plain weave (mulberry warp and eri silk weft) field, patterned with orange/red circular forms. Longitudinal borders and pallu have rows of orange/red ovals with dots inside which form an "X" shape within a rectangle. Above and below these rows are smaller rows of...

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Purchased by Pam Parmal at Radhika Exclusives in Orissa, India, February 8, 2008; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Suzanne W. and Alan J. Dworsky

Indian (Orissa), 2007

Object Place

Madhapur, Orissa, India


Height x width: 90 1/2 x 37 1/2 in. (229.9 x 95.3 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary wefts and continuous supplementary warps


Textiles and Fashion Arts