Square woman's headcloth. All four sides are decorated with two bands of closely-worked embroidery. The predominant colour used is bright pink; deep red, green, light purple, navy blue, orange and black is also used. 12 'roundels' are evenly spaced around the edge of the centre field. The four corner motifs differ from the other eight. There is a tassell at each corner. Parts of the ground are stained and some of the pink dye has run. [Textile]
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