Fragment of a woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian (Maharashtra)
19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 9/16 x 18 11/16 in. (6.5 x 47.5 cm)

Accession Number

25.211

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sari border fragment with a blue and green meandering vine and various shades of orange and red flowers (discontinuous supplementary wefts) between narrow rows of alternating red and gold squares on a gold ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, June 4, 1925

Credit Line

David P. Kimball Fund