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Turban piece

Turban piece

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tie-dyed cotton

  • Museum number:

    6647A/1(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This cotton, wrap-resist-dyed part of a turban was made in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Its mothara (checked) design is produced by rolling and binding a fine cloth on two opposite diagonals.

Physical description

Cotton wrap-resist dyed on two diagonals

Place of Origin

Jaipur (made)

Date

ca.1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tie-dyed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 27 cm

Descriptive line

turban piece, cotton, Jaipur, c. 1860

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

p. 93, cat. no. 82, ill. fig 17, p.19
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

Clothing; Textiles; Hats & headwear; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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