Fragments from a woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian (Aurangabad)
probably 18th century


Object Place: Aurangabad, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 1/2 x 17 in. (59.7 x 43.2 cm)

Accession Number

35.99

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sari fragment with a blue plain weave ground. Gold lattice pattern with a gold circle at each intersection and a Chalukyan goose with a red eye in each square (see 27.169).

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Gertrude Townsend to the MFA, March 7, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend