Cotton bandana

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

80.8 cm (31 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.460

Medium or Technique

Cotton with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large red and white checkerboard plaid; additional minute plaid of yellow and white showing clearly in large white squares; in one corner, initials, S. J. G., embroidered in white; several darns; several tears; a number of brown stains.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Susan Cotter Glidden Dove (Mrs. George W. W. Dove)