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Scarf or sash (?)

Possibly Indian
19th–20th century (?)


Object Place: India (Possibly)

Dimensions

20 x 452 cm (7 7/8 x 177 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.267

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Scarf or sash (?). Long narrow rectangular piece with white cotton and yellow silk warps and wefts woven alternately dominant in patterns of squares, stripes, bands and plain areas. Embroidered with yellow floss silk yarns in lattice and motives. Warp fringe at either end. Very good condition; one patch on ground.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection