Woman's wrapper (sari)

Jamdani sari

Indian (Bengali)
20th century
Retailed by Depot (Indian)

Object Place: Bengal, India


Overall: 460 x 110cm (181 1/8 x 43 5/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with gold metallic and cotton discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Sari with white cotton plain weave field with rows of blue oval shapes. Borders with blue creeping vines and gold flowers. Pallu has two rows of blue stripes with a band with blue abstract shapes in between. Tag reads: “Place/District Decca/Width/Length 11 cal (?)/Price Rs 19/6/Reference number AA/978/Depot: 3A Hogg Street/Calcutta”


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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund