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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)
    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, jamdani woven

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lt. Col. R. Stocker, MCIT, AMBIM

  • Museum number:

    IS.105-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cotton jamdani head scarf with a secondary weaving in purple and yellow, and a repeated floral motif and an abstract floral design in the border.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (probably, made)

Date

early 20th century (made)
early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, jamdani woven

Dimensions

Length: 123 cm, Width: 116 cm, Length: 114 cm, Width: 121 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing/garment.

Descriptive line

Headscarf of cotton jamdani, probably made in Dhaka, early 20th century.

Materials

Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Jamdani

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Accessories; Clothing; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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