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embroidered cloth
  • India
  • embroidered cloth, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Kutch, Gujarat, India
  • satin, silk, embroidering
  • Paper Type: chain
  • Object Length/Width: 103 x 194 cm
    Object Length/Width: 40 1/2 x 76 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0856
Label Text

Household furnishing (reconstructed from a woman's headcloth) that is decorated with embroidered full length female dancing figures and peacocks, in alternating horizontal bands on a gold satin ground. There are bands on the sides with circles and horizontal bars and a red border on all four sides.