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Woman's head covering (odhni)

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Sari with borders and end pieces attached using an interlocking tapestry weave. Dark red/brown plain weave field. Borders have three bands of pink, orange, blue, and green meandering floral vines (tapestry weave) separated by narrow borders with alternating gold and red squares, the same motif...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (Maharashtra), 18th century

Object Place

Maharashtra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 354 x 193cm (139 3/8 x 76in.)

Accession Number

26.249

Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk, and metallic plain weave with tapestry woven borders

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes