Turban scarf

North African, possibly


Object Place: India or North Africa

Dimensions

57 x 622 cm (22 7/16 x 244 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.664

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep violet silk with a band of bright green on each side and a powder of silver diamonds made up of blocks and geometrical forms. On the ends are groups of bands of various widths woven with deep cream colored silk and silver stripes with violet geometrical forms.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection