Woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian (Gujarat)
2007


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 208 x 45 in. (528.3 x 114.3 cm)

Accession Number

2008.125

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, block printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red, black and off-white sari. Field has an off-white ground with rows of black rosettes. Longitudinal borders with rows of zigzags, dots and teardrop shapes and a red selvedge. Long pallu with alternating rows of teardrops, zigzags, chevrons and floral vines and a central block of sketchy abstract lines drawn on the bias.

Provenance

Purchased by Pam Parmal at Noormohammed Haji Abdul Rahim in Ahmedabad, India, February 25, 2008; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

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