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End of a scarf or turban

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Piece of scarf or turban of pale pink silk and silver with design of four flowering trees in pink, light green and brown silk; the main field is surrounded by a border of stylized pink flowers and green leaves.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 65cm (7 7/8 x 25 9/16in.)

Accession Number

15.470

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with tapestry weave patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes