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Banarsi Fabric

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Made in Benares (present-day Varanasi), Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia

19th to mid- 20th century

Burgundy red, multicolored, and gold metallic silk supplementary weave

6 feet 9 1/2 inches × 2 feet 10 inches (207 × 86.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Purchased with funds contributed by the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Stella Kramrisch Fund for Indian and Himalayan Art, 2012

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