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Odhani

Odhani

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tie-dyed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Jocelyn Morton

  • Museum number:

    IS.44-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This cotton, tie-dyed head-cover (odhani) has an unusual design, incorporating the cross-shaped board used for the chaupar game, around a central floral medallion.

Physical description

Odhani (woman's veil) of tie-dyed cotton with an unusual design incorporating the cruciform chaupar game board around a central floral medallion.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tie-dyed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 133 cm, Length: 198 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1976/1601A.

Descriptive line

Odhani (woman's veil), tie-dyed cotton, Rajasthan, India, mid 20th century

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

pp.80-81, cat. no. 59, ill.
Tie-dyed textiles of India : tradition and trade / Veronica Murphy and Rosemary Crill. London: Victoria and Albert Museum :in association with Mapin Publishing, 1991 Number: 0944142303

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Tie-dyeing

Subjects depicted

Chaupar; Parrot

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes; Hats & headwear

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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