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Sash (Patka)

Object Name:
Sash
Date:
late 17th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton, silk; plain weave, embroidered
Dimensions:
H. 121 1/2 in. (308.6 cm) W. 22 in. (55.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.118
Not on view
This sash was worn tied around the waist with its floral borders displayed to advantage at the front of the body, as seen in numerous Mughal-era portraits.
[ Heeramaneck Galleries, New York, until 1947; sold to MMA]
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