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  • India
  • sarong, 1800s or early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Gujarat, India or Java, Indonesia
  • silk, metal thread
  • Object Length: 129 cm
    Object Length: 50 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0860

Silk tied and dyed sarong. Field of allover design of heart shaped leaves and diamond shapes. Design is made up of small squares. Colors are red, yellow and blue-green on a cream colored silk. Ground is dark red. Striped border on long sides with elaborate series of borders on ends. Ends have fringe. Some silver threads near ends.