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Scarf for a turban

Blue cotton warp, violet silk weft, across the ends are green, gray-blue, violet and white stripes. Made to be worn around 16.52. This stuff is called "Lungi" and is said by the donor to be a speciality of Peshawar

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt

Pakistani, Early 20th century

Accession Number

16.59

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes