Ikat

Indian
early 20th century


Object Place: Ayyampet, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 11 7/16 in. (13.5 x 29 cm)

Accession Number

25.488

Medium or Technique

Printed silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ikat technique, (the warp tied and dyed before the cloth is woven). Fragment, with design of alternating stripes of red and white ikat technique, and yellow, green and dark brown brocade weaving, red cotton weft.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, July 16, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy