Piece of brocade
Overall: 2.5 x 78 cm (1 x 30 11/16 in.)
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Yoga patta? (a belt used by ascetics to support the knees in yogasana). A narrow band of red and light cream colored damask weaving with Sanscrit text and ornamented with brocade weaving of tarnished metal thread.
1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)
Marianne Brimmer Fund