Scarf

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Other (legnth x width): 161.3 x 73.7 cm (63 1/2 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

02.35

Medium or Technique

Cotton gauze embroidered with silk and metallic thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Scarf of dark green-black cotton gauze with design of overall pattern of spiral disks and open flowers, vases and palms embroidered with pinkish-red and white silk and gold and silver thread; at one end the disks and flowers are placed closer together to make a border; the ends and sides are finished with embroidery and drawn work, done with silver and gold thread and red silk.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 18, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection