Patolu: Elephants, Parrots and Dancing Girls

印度古絲Patola

A silk patolu sari, woven in double ikat with gilt metal wefts at one end, decorated with elephants, parrots, flowers and dancing girls within a diamond trellis, all within elaborate borders. The dancing girls are a rare feature of this type of patolu. Indian, Gujarat, late 19th/early 20th century Width: 391.15 cm Height: 132 cm […]


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Patolu: Elephants, Parrots and Dancing Girls

  • Patolu: Elephants, Parrots and Dancing Girls
  • A black ground, red silk double ikat patolu with four caparisoned elephants