Woman's headscarf (odhani)

Indian (Gujarati)
19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 163 x 200cm (64 3/16 x 78 3/4in.)

Accession Number

16.51

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, tie-dyed

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s tie-dyed head covering; central field is yellow with five moon forms, four small red circles at the corners and a larger central circle. Borders and ends have a red ground with green, red and white stylized floral patterning.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Percival Merritt to the MFA, March 2, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt