Man's wrapper (dhoti)

Indian (Kerala)
2007


Place of Manufacture: Cochin, Kerala, Indian

Dimensions

Height x width: 148 x 48 3/4 in. (375.9 x 123.8 cm)

Accession Number

2008.127

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with continuous supplementary warps and wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s dhoti with white plain weave field and plain weave borders with yellow, brown and white stripes. The end has brown and white weft faced stripes created in plain weave over and under every four warps.

Provenance

Purchased by Pam Parmal at The Tradition in Cochin, India; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Suzanne W. and Alan J. Dworsky