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Woman's head cloth or ceremonial cover

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Woman's head cloth or ceremonial cover dark reddish-brown plain-weave cotton with design in main field of overall repeating four-petal floral spade motif alternating with a small circle embroidered in cream silk and trimmed on four sides with narrow interlocking geometric motif embroidered in...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss Laura Furness to the MFA, June 14, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Furness

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Height x width: 63 x 50 1/2 in. (160 x 128.3 cm)

Accession Number

45.531

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes