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

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.