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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 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (42.55 x 24.13 cm)4 1/2 in. (11.43 cm) (object part, tassels)
Creation Place: India
Culture: Banjara, India
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: red, blue, tan wool chain stitch embroidery; two panels of three oval shapes divided by sewn-on white shells, which also surround entire panel; another row of shells hang freely from three sides: three fabric and shell tassels, two in center of long edge
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.36
Added to Site: March 1, 2009