Panel of silk ikat (patola)

Indian (Gujarati)
19th century

Object Place: Gujarat, India


58 x 58 cm (22 13/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, warp and weft tie resist-dyed (double ikat, double bandha), embroidered with silk

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Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Panel of double-ikat plain-weave silk (patola) with overall repeating design of three five-petalled flowers enclosed in hexagonal cells (tran phul bhat) in red, natural and blue-black and yellow gold; four outer edges of dark blue silk satin with design of repeating floral motif embroidered in cream silk with pink and yellow accents; lined with red plain-weave cotton.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection