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Indian (Orissa)
Designed by Bankin Kumar Mishra (Indian, 20th century), Woven by Sudhansa Kumar Mishra (Indian, 20th–21st century)

Object Place: Anugul, Orissa, India


Height x width: 58 x 19 in. (147.3 x 48.3 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary wefts and continuous supplementary warps, weft-ikat dyed

Not On View


Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Golden colored silk plain weave (3-ply mulberry silk warp and muga silk weft) field. Tan longitudinal borders with abstracted forms. The end of the stole has alternating rows of purple/gray ikat interlocking diamonds with a central dot and tan woven fish and lotus blossoms.

End is woven with discontinuous supplementary weft and borders are continuous supplementary warp patterning.


Purchased by Pam Parmal at Radhika Exclusives in Orissa, India, February 8, 2008; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Suzanne W. and Alan J. Dworsky