Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Married Woman's Headcovering

Married Woman's Headcovering

This type of covering was worn only by a married woman.

Artist/maker unknown, Pakistani

Made in Thar Parkar, Eastern Sind, Pakistan, Asia

Early 20th century

Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery in chain stitch; mirror work

7 feet 1/2 inches × 59 inches (214.6 × 149.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Dougherty in memory of Elizabeth Sutro Bendiner, 1991

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