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Scarf for a turban

Pakistani
Early 20th century


Dimensions

63 x 640 cm (24 13/16 x 251 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.59

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue cotton warp, violet silk weft, across the ends are green, gray-blue, violet and white stripes. Made to be worn around 16.52. This stuff is called “Lungi” and is said by the donor to be a speciality of Peshawar

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt