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Shoulder cloth

Shoulder cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Odisha (Nuapatna, Cuttqack District, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk with cotton, ikat dyed

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shoulder cloth or dupatta of plain tussar silk filled with scattered embroidered red cotton lozenges. Cotton pallav of plain red stripes and black stripes with weft ikat dyed decoration of flowers and fishes.

Place of Origin

Odisha (Nuapatna, Cuttqack District, made)


ca. 1988 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk with cotton, ikat dyed


Length: 198 cm, Width: 98 cm

Object history note

Acquired in Nuapatna in 1988.

Descriptive line

Shoulder cloth or dupatta of embroidered and ikat dyed silk and cotton, Odisha, ca. 1988

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 115, pl. 99
Indian ikat textiles / Rosemary Crill. London: V&A Publications, 1998 Number: 1851772421


Textiles; Embroidery; Women's clothes


South & South East Asia Collection

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