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Wedding veil (Phulkari)


Artist Unknown (India)


first quarter of the 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Wedding veil (Phulkari), Artist Unknown (India)
Wedding veil (Phulkari): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, silk; embroidery
Size: 105 x 48 1/2 in. (266.7 x 123.19 cm)
Creation Place: India, East Punjab
Culture: India, East Punjab
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: three panels hand stitched together; solid silk floral embroidered pattern in horizontal rows in orange, yellow and green on rust, one random purple; top and bottom borders have smaller floral pattern
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.134
Added to Site: March 1, 2009