Woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian (Gujarati)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 220 1/2 x 33 in. (560.1 x 83.8 cm)

Accession Number

44.757

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, resist printed

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed sari with a blue field and a small white floral motif throughout. Borders have white creeping vines on a red ground. Pallu also has rows of waves and flowers and a wider band with tree of life patterning. There is an indiscernible black stamp at center of pallu.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 14, 1944

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund