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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.47-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This cotton, tie-dyed woman's head-dress, or odhani, comes from Rajasthan and dates to the mid-20th century.

Physical description

Odhani (woman's veil) of tie-dyed cotton. Red ground, with spotted design in white, yellow, blue and green.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

mid 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tie-dyed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 120 cm, Length: 180 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr. Jocelyn Morton along with three other odhanis (IS.44 to 46-1976).

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. 60, 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-dyed

Categories

Women's clothes; Hats & headwear; Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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