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Headscarf with a cream/white field and narrow borders with pink lotus flowers with a yellow center along a green creeping vine on a gold ground. The ends have a row of pink lotus blossoms on either side of a wider band of pink and green butas on a gold metallic ground.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 4, 1930

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 18th century

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Overall: 272 x 130 cm (107 1/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

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Cotton and metallic plain weave with tapestry weave patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts