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Patola (India), 19th century

This is a Patola. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is silk and its technique is tied resist patterning in warp (ikat) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Alan L. Wolfe. It is credited Gift of Alan L. Wolfe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 254 x 81.3 cm (8 ft. 4 in. x 32 in.)

Cite this object as

Patola (India), 19th century; silk; H x W: 254 x 81.3 cm (8 ft. 4 in. x 32 in.); Gift of Alan L. Wolfe; 1961-115-19

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