Length of fabric from a woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 225 x 179cm (88 9/16 x 70 1/2in.)

Accession Number

27.163

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold and red sari fragment (borders and field). Borders have a red ground with gold zigzag patterning on either side of a central block with gold interlocking diamond shapes with a central dot (peacock’s eye). The field portion has alternating gold and red stripes.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection