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Shoulder cloth (odhani)

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Tie-dyed shoulder cover (bandhani odhani). A shoulder cloth (odhani) made of two lengths of silk satin (gajjii) doubled over at the center (weft section) and tie-dyed. The two lengths are hand stitched together along one selvedge. The field is red with a finely tied pattern of shikargah motifs:...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, January 24, 1996

Credit Line

Helen Carpenter Moseley Fund

Indian (Gujarati), late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Gujurat, Saurashtra (probably Jamnagar), India

Dimensions

Overall: 380.5 x 131cm (149 13/16 x 51 9/16in.)

Accession Number

1996.15

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave, tie resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes