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Headcover

Headcover

  • Place of origin:

    Udaipur (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1855 (made)

  • Museum number:

    05625(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Headcover or shawl, green muslin with narrow stripes and wide borders of silver-gilt and silk ribbon (gota) with pink bands of blossoms along the edges. Trimmed on each side with silver-gilt strip wrapped beads.

Place of Origin

Udaipur (made)

Date

c. 1855 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 277 cm, Width: 160 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book entry 3834: 'Green Muslin Scarf / Oodypore / 55 / Trimmed with figured Gold Ribbon'

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Headcover or shawl, green muslin with applied gold ribbon (gota), Udaipur, ca. 1855; Textiles; Clothing; Women's Clothes

Materials

Cotton; Tinsel ribbon

Techniques

Applied

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Women's clothes

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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