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Stole

Golden colored silk plain weave (3-ply mulberry silk warp and muga silk weft) field. Tan longitudinal borders with abstracted forms. The end of the stole has alternating rows of purple/gray ikat interlocking diamonds with a central dot and tan woven fish and lotus blossoms. End is woven with...

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Provenance

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

Orissa, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 58 x 19 in. (147.3 x 48.3 cm)

Accession Number

2008.129

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary wefts and continuous supplementary warps, weft-ikat dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes