Retangular scarf

Indian
late 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

253 x 57 cm (99 5/8 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.232

Medium or Technique

Linen net with silk embroidery and silk knotted fringe

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long narrow rectangular scarf; cream colored net ground with embroidered design worked with cream silk; sprig simulating carnation (?) over ground; deep floral cone border on two short ends; narrow outer border on all four sides of solidly-spaced conventionalized blossoms; cream silk fringe on two short ends.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates