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Man's turban

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Possibly a man's shawl, plain woven (warp: cotton; weft cotton and silk) with horizontal stripes in purple, yellow and white - some of the stripes are a blend of two (black and white) or three (green, blue and yellow) colors that are highly twisted in the warp to create a textured or...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, March 9, 1950

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Burmese, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall: 89 x 279cm (35 1/16 x 109 13/16in.)

Accession Number

50.257

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes