Man's scarf. Warp faced fabric woven from commercially spun wool with symmetrically arranged coloured stripes of varying widths in the warp. From the outside: white, black, (wide) red, yellow, green, black, white, red, black and very wide central white stripe with narrow line of black stitching along its centre. Bands of supplementary weft in a simple pattern of black and red at each end, with some strands forming three vertical fringes on the front side. Warp ends bound into bunched in yellow (outer b8unches) and red (inner bunches) forming tassels at each end. Towards one end at one side above the supplementary weft the initials BT crudely embroidered. Given to donor in village.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org