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Woman's wrapper (sari)

Sari with mauve mulberry silk ground, field weft ikat patterned with circular geometric shapes "turtles" in beige and white. Brown borders and pallu. Pallu is weft ikat dyed with red/brown, row of three brown and white temple forms in the center, surrounded by square and circular motifs....

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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

Orissa, India


Height x width: 270 x 45 1/2 in. (685.8 x 115.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary metallic weft patterning and continuous supplementary warp patterning; weft ikat


Textiles and Fashion Arts