Fragment of wedding sari

Indian (Gujarati)
19th century


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/8 x 7 1/16 in. (34 x 18 cm)

Accession Number

25.548

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, warp and weft yarn tie resist-dyed (double ikat, patola)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of a double ikat (patola) wedding sari with repeating design of red, white, and yellow hear-shaped geometric forms and part of an elephant procession on a dark violet and blue-green ground.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, October 8, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy