Fragment from a woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Madura, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (13 x 22.5 cm)

Accession Number

25.578

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk plain weave, warp ikat with gold metallic continuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sari fragment with portion of field and border. Field is dark blue plain weave. Borders have a row of yellow and white chevron-like ikat, gold metallic chevrons and a block of green before another row of gold chevrons (continuous supplementary patterning wefts).

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, November 5, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy