Woman's sari

Indian (Marathi)
early 21st century

Place of Manufacture: Pune, Maharashtra, Indian


Length x width: 914.4 x 115 cm (360 x 45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with continuous patterning warps and discontinuous patterning wefts

Not On View


Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Silk sari with green field brocaded with rows of gold dots. Red borders and pallu with gold meandering vines, stylized flowers, and geometric patterning. One yard of red silk with brocaded dots for choli.


February 2010, purchased by Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Providence, RI from Roop Kala (sari shop) in Mumbai, India; gift of Mrs. Van Siclen to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.