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Headcover

  • Place of origin:

    Punjab (Probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Museum number:

    5836(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete headcover or shawl, red muslin with applied stripes and borders of silver-gilt and silver ribbon (gota), partly twisted into a zigzag design. Green silk borders on the reverse.

Place of Origin

Punjab (Probably, made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 265 cm, Width: 128 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Descriptive line

Headcover, red muslin trimmed with applied gold ribbon (gota) and silk, probably Punjab, c. 1855-1879; Textiles; Clothing; Women;s Clothes.

Materials

Cotton; Silk (textile); Ribbon

Techniques

Applied

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; Women's clothes

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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