Unknown Indian/Rajput, 19th century
Gouache on paper
6.75 x 3.5"
From the UC Davis Fine Arts Collection
Note: This is a tie, not a scarf.
Detail: c. 1990
The dyed ground of this hand-woven coarse cotton strip-cloth was derived from Cola nitida (the Kola nut), with the pattern itself impressed with a dye derived from a compost of leaves and iron-bearing river mud; the stamp was carved from raffia palm.
Donor: Jo Ann C. Stabb
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