Possibly a woman's head scarf (odhni)
20th–mid 20th century
Object Place: Porbandar, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India
Height x width: 76 x 70 1/2 in. (193 x 179.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Tie resist (plangi) cotton with metallic discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts
Not On View
Purple/red woman’s head covering with rows of small squares, each with a gold central circle (discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts) surrounded by yellow and green tie resist lotus flowers, dancing figures, elephants and birds.
Possibly related to the gharcholu sari which has a similar design.
Purchased by the MFA, June 9, 1942
Textile Special Fund