66 x 105 cm (26 x 41 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.05 x .66
Medium or Technique
Silk; ikat technique (called Patola silk)
Not On View
Printed by the reserve process, the warp and weft threads were tied and dyed before weaving. Called ikat weaving. Red silk ground with a lattice design enclosing white elephants, red birds, and conventional plants. The other colors used are green and yellow. Torn.
1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: May 5, 1921)
Marianne Brimmer Fund