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Decorative End Panel (anchla) of a Baluchari Sari

19th century
India (Baluchar, Murshidabad, Bengal)
Woven silk with a purple ground
Overall: 25 5/8 x 37 1/4 in. (65.1 x 94.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 2011
Accession Number:
Not on view
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