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Woman's wrapper (sari)

Sari with a two colored plain weave field--half off-white and half light pink/orange. Field has rows of floating red squares and black star-like shapes dyed using the double ikat technique. Borders patterned with five narrow rows of lotus blossoms, created by continuous supplementary warps....

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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

tara sakaur

Indian (Orissa), 2008

Object Place

Orissa, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 207 x 46 1/4 in. (525.8 x 117.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.132

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with discontinuous supplementary wefts and continuous supplementary warps, double and weft ikat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes