Part of lower body wrapper

first half 18th century


Overall: 105.5 x 63 cm (41 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, mordant resist-dyed, painted

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Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Part of lower body wrapper, constructed of four pieces of natural plain-weave cotton stitched together, showing some of central field with overall repeating pattern of small discs in pinkish-red, blue and white and deep crosswise end panel made up of narrow band of blue and pinkish-red flowers on a white ground and a broader band with deep tumpal points of white with floral patterns dovetailing with points of pinkish-red; design created by painting and dyeing with mordants and resist.


Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy