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Woman's wrapper (sari)

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Bidritrapuri wedding sari, mulberry silk plain weave. Field patterned in double ikat field with alternating rows of red and black stripes alternating with ikat dyed waves. The field has a central row of purple warp ikat dyed animals and lotus blossoms, and multiple blocks of red and white double...

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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

Bidritrapuri

Indian (Orissa), 2007

Object Place

Orissa, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 236 x 46 in. (599.4 x 116.8 cm)

Accession Number

2008.133

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps and wefts and continuous supplementary patterning warps; double ikat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes