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Woman's head covering (bochini)

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Woman's head covering (bochini) of cream-white plain weave cotton embroidered in red silk with design of central floral medallion with smaller floral medallions along bands radiating from center to larger half floral medallions along outer edge of main field; narrow border along each crosswise...

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Provenance

Bequest from Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Indian (Eastern Sind, Jat), 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 138 x 210cm (54 5/16 x 82 11/16in.)

Accession Number

28.101

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes