Cloth

Indian
early 20th century


Object Place: Ayyampat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/8 x 8 1/16 in. (27 x 20.5 cm)

Accession Number

25.487

Medium or Technique

Printed silk, Ikat technique

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ikat technique, (the warp tied and dyed before the cloth is woven). Fragment, with a design, wide and narrow stripes of alternating pink and cream color, black and cream color, and yellow and black, separated by narrow stripes of brocade weaving.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, July 16, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy