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Woman's wrapper (sari)

Red and white silk sari. Pearl gray field has rows of flowers. Borders patterned with continuous supplementary warps with fish and lotus blossoms. Inner boarder along bottom edge of field with alternating ikat figures playing drums and carrying something over her shoulders. Upper edge of field...

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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), 2008

Object Place

Madhapur, Orissa, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 243 1/2 x 46 1/2 in. (618.5 x 118.1 cm)

Accession Number

2008.135

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk discontinuous supplementary wefts and continuous supplementary warps; weft ikat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes