Woman's wrapper (sari)
Object Place: Gujarat, India
Overall: 444 x 98.5 cm (174 13/16 x 38 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave, double ikat
Not On View
Silk sari with a field that has rows of white and red lotus flowers with blue stems, arranged in groups of three within a network of interlocking diamonds on a red ground. The field is framed with interlocking blue octagons, each enclosing a red and white lotus blossom. The pallu is separated from the field with a row of red chevrons on a white ground. The pallu has red peepal leaves and highly abstracted red and white flowers on a blue ground. The borders are patterned with blue and yellow stripes on a red ground.
Both ends of the sari have fringe.
Gift from Mrs. Edward C. Streeter to the MFA, December 10, 1959
Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter