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Woman's festival veil (odhani)


Artist Unknown (Khatri community)


19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Woman's festival veil (odhani): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk, metallic threads, sequins; tied resist dye, embroidery
Size: 61 1/4 x 70 1/4 in. (155.58 x 178.44 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, Gujarat, Kutch region
Culture: Khatri community, Asia, India, Gujarat
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: black, red and white with gold metallic threads and sequins; central white square with four circular medallions; black border with red organic bands and motifs; heavy embroidered band at center is black with gold embroidery and sequins
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Robert and Carolyn Nelson
Accession Number: 2004.174.26
Added to Site: March 1, 2009