Stole

Indian (Orissa)
2007


Object Place: Kalped, Koraput, Orissa, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 92 x 16 1/2 in. (233.7 x 41.9 cm)

Accession Number

2008.131

Medium or Technique

Cotton and tussah silk plain weave tapestry; discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red and tan stole with peacocks. Field is plain weave with star-like shapes throughout. Borders are red with a tan stripe and temple motifs created in tapestry weave. The end of the stole has alternating rows of two red peacocks with a star-like shape between them and red and tan stripes of various widths. Both ends have fringe.

Provenance

Purchased by Pam Parmal at Radhika Exclusives in Orissa, India, February 8, 2008; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

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