Woman's wrapper (sari)

Indian (Gujarat)
2007


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 224 x 45 in. (569 x 114.3 cm)

Accession Number

2008.126

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with gold metallic supplementary patterning warps and wefts, block printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sari with blue field printed with white dots and geometric floral and star-like figures. Longitudinal borders with rows of gold lotus flowers, chevrons and triangular shapes. Pallu is printed with alternating bands of red, white and shades of blue interlocking diamonds with floral motifs, flowers and gold stripes. The end of the pallu has a row of circular red and white medallions with flowers.

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