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Neck Panel from a Hat


Artist Unknown (Banjara)


c. 1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Neck Panel from a Hat, Artist Unknown (Banjara)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool, cotton, shells; embroidery
Size: 16 x 10 1/2 in. (40.64 x 26.67 cm)1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm) (object part, shell clusters)
Creation Place: India
Culture: Banjara, India
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: multi-colored wool chain stitch embroidery; two rows of four squares in pie shapes, diamonds and zig-zag designs; rows of shells divide the panels in half in both directions; clusters of shells at bottom corners and sides; row of shells surround; embroide
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.35
Added to Site: March 1, 2009