Turban

Indian (Rajasthani)
19th or 20th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 336 5/8 x 34 in. (855 x 86.4 cm)

Accession Number

33.576

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (lahariya)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton turban with design of diagonal stripes of pink, green, yellow and blue created by tie-resist dye process; the dyeing has been completed but it is only partly untied.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA, September 7, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot