Phali / Bhunue Champa Ranga (Open Cotton Drape)

19th Century

Indian Museum, Kolkata

Indian Museum, Kolkata
Kolkata, India

It is a red cotton cloth having white narrow borders and beautifully woven designs on the two ends. Plaited stripes, floral designs as well as human and animal motif are woven with yellow, black and white cotton thread on the ends. Fringes of cotton thread having yellow and black cotton balls, alternately hung from the ends. It is used by the Bodo and Cachari ethnic group.


  • Title: Phali / Bhunue Champa Ranga (Open Cotton Drape)
  • Date: 19th Century
  • Location: Mongoldai, Assam, India.
  • Physical Dimensions: Length- 188 cm, Width- 54 cm.
  • Type: Textiles

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