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Woman's headscarf (odhani)

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Woman's tie-dyed head covering; central field is yellow with five moon forms, four small red circles at the corners and a larger central circle. Borders and ends have a red ground with green, red and white stylized floral patterning.


Gift from Mrs. Percival Merritt to the MFA, March 2, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt

Indian (Gujarati), 19th–early 20th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India


Overall: 163 x 200cm (64 3/16 x 78 3/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, tie-dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts