textile (function unknown)

Rectangular cotton textile decorated with white tie-dye patterns on an indigo ground. It has been sewn along the selvedge of 2 narrower strips of cloth decorated with narrow stripes of damask patterning. The shorter ends have been hemmed. The dyed patterning consists of alternating bands of narrow chain patterns, or zigzag stripes interspersed with ovoid dots.

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