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Probably a woman's headscarf (odhni)

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Sari with a gold field and rows of silver and green flowers (tapestry weave). The borders have gold interlocking diamonds with an inner dot (peacocks eye) on a red ground. There are four green stripes on each border. Borders have been attached using an interlocking tapestry weave. The pallu...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 4, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Maharashtra), 18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India


Overall: 166 x 310cm (65 3/8 x 122 1/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and gold metallic plain weave with silk and sliver metallic tapestry weave at borders and end


Textiles and Fashion Arts