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Fragment from a man's head wrapper (turban)

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Turban fragment with alternating rows of green silk satin embroidered with a gold metallic zigzagging pattern and red and orange fan shapes on a gold metallic ground. In some areas at the edge of the turban are remnants of brown cotton plain weave.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (68 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

24.432

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, silk satin weave and silk and metallic embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes