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woman's headcloth (orhni)
  • India
  • woman's headcloth (orhni), 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
  • wool, cotton, embroidering, mirrors
  • Object Length/Width: 218.5 x 105 cm
    Object Length/Width: 86 x 41 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0879
Label Text

Woman's headcloth (orhni) with geometric designs of paired central x-shaped crosses on squares with quadrant and border variants of cross on square motifs. It has cotton embroidery on a deep red, wool ground. It has applied mirrors.