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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Sari with white cotton plain weave field with rows of blue oval shapes. Borders with blue creeping vines and gold flowers. Pallu has two rows of blue stripes with a band with blue abstract shapes in between. Tag reads: "Place/District Decca/Width/Length 11 cal (?)/Price Rs 19/6/Reference...

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Provenance

Purchased through Dr. Coomaraswamy by the MFA, July 7, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Jamdani sari

Indian (Bengali), 20th century

Object Place

Bengal, India

Dimensions

Overall: 460 x 110cm (181 1/8 x 43 5/16in.)

Accession Number

21.1427

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with gold metallic and cotton discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes