Woman's sari

Indian (Marathi)
early 21st century


Place of Manufacture: Pune, Maharashtra, Indian

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2010.302

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with continuous patterning warps and discontinuous patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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.