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Turban scarf

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Deep violet silk with a band of bright green on each side and a powder of silver diamonds made up of blocks and geometrical forms. On the ends are groups of bands of various widths woven with deep cream colored silk and silver stripes with violet geometrical forms.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

North African, possibly,

Object Place

India or North Africa

Dimensions

57 x 622 cm (22 7/16 x 244 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.664

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes