Women’s headcover (Ludii)

Kutchi, Rabari group, Tharparkar, Pakistan

A fantastic example of this vibrant shawl, worn by the brides of the community, with a tie-dyed pattern and elaborate embroidery at both ends, and along the central seam. The stylised flowers represent the desert flower, the yellow mimosa, and feature the peacock design

Material: Wool, cotton, mirrors, silk, padding

  • Size: 100×234 cm
  • Age: 1960
  • Item No: 8A