Stole or headscarf

Indian
18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 272 x 130 cm (107 1/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.756

Medium or Technique

Cotton and metallic plain weave with tapestry weave patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Headscarf with a cream/white field and narrow borders with pink lotus flowers with a yellow center along a green creeping vine on a gold ground. The ends have a row of pink lotus blossoms on either side of a wider band of pink and green butas on a gold metallic ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 4, 1930

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection