Woman's wrapper (sari)

Jamdani sari

Indian (Bengali)
19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Bengal, India

Dimensions

Overall: 506 x 112cm (199 3/16 x 44 1/8in.)

Accession Number

21.1428

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton plain weave sari with rows of white roses with red stems. Borders have a red creeping vine motif. Pallu has red stripes within which are red dashes.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: July 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund