Worn on the head in a turban-like tie, the ends of this rare head cloth have been woven to create a 3-dimensional effect. Ends of the supplementary wefts have been left uncut for added effect and hang alongside the long fringe.
64.5 inches x 10 inches
Some discoloration and stains. Some repairs.
The red-woven ends are of different lengths - one end is 20 inches the other is 26 inches.
Estimated to be from the mid 1900s
LITERATURE REFERENCE : Similar examples in the excellent textile & cultures book titled "Peoples of the Golden Triangle' by Paul & Elaine Lewis.