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Woman's veil

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Woman's veil with phulkari embroidery (flowering work) of rust orange plain-weave cotton and design in main field of repeating feather-lik plant motif embroidered in cream, orange-gold and green silk; crosswise border on each end with design of row of rectangles enclosing triangular stylized...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, January 17, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 253 x 125cm (99 5/8 x 49 3/16in.)

Accession Number

24.11

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk (phulkari)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes