headcloth; textile

Rectangular woman's headcloth consisting of a black ground divided into smaller rectangular and square areas by pairs of yellow bands and stripes. Both longer sides have been hemmed. Each area is decorated with geometric patterns worked in supplementary weft using white, yellow, red, green, and a gold-coloured, metal-wrapped thread. The central square, and the smaller squares in the corners contain star-shaped patterns. The inner and outer borders on the sides contain a similar pattern. The outer border is wider, and contains an addtional, floral patterned band. The smaller rectangular areas framing the outer border contain a set of bands/stripes.

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