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Woman's head cloth or ceremonial cover

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Woman's head cloth or ceremonial cover of phulkari or bagh embroidery ("flowering work" or "garden") of rust orange plain-weave cotton with design in the main field of repeating diamond motif composed of concentric geometric patterning embroidered in cream-white silk and edged, on three sides,...

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Provenance

Gift from B. R. Woodworth to the MFA, November 7, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of B. R. Woodworth

Indian (Eastern Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 141 x 245cm (55 1/2 x 96 7/16in.)

Accession Number

12.1093

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk (phulkari, bagh)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes