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Bound cuscus grass leaf with bands of red and black cotton and natural and purple-and-white twisted yarns at border, unbound cuscus grass mounted at edge; gilt-silver wound around bamboo stick foundation at center. Bands of black and gray cotton, natural and purple-and-white twisted cotton bound...

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Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift of Esther Oldham to the MFA on June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Indian, probably Delhi, 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

probably Delhi, India

Dimensions

25 x 42 cm (9 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.466

Medium or Technique

Cuscus grass, cotton plain-weave, metallic threads, bamboo, embroidered; handle of lacquered and painted wood

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes