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Hat

Description: Hat of beige cotton(?). The crown is designed as a five-sided pyramid constructed of five triangular segments that have concentric chevrons of top-stitching. The cylindrical lower edge has horizontal top-stitching, and a lower band of beige and gold brocade ribbon. Hat is unlined, with inner beige cotton(?) hatband. Designer's label: "Taj of India tm"; Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus".
Date: 1960/1965
Creator: Taj of India

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

Description: This detail view of this Shiva temple includes ascending clusters of towers. The surfaces are covered with intricate patterns carved into the sandstone with each tower topped with a finial.
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Date: 1025~

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This detail view shows a sculpture in the form of a lion with a man much smaller in proportion on the grounds of the Lakshmana Temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. Some portion of the facade of the temple is visible as well as another temple in the upper right corner of this view.
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Date: 0925~/0954~

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This view shows the south side of the temple and its carved figures including celestial beauties applying vermilion to the part in the hair. Vishnu, singing nymphs and an erotic couple are portrayed.
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Date: 0925/0954

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This view of the subsidiary shrine is shown in very close detail. This wall section consists of many friezes and molded plinths. Many figures carved in high relief and low relief patterns decorate the surface.
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Date: 0925/0954

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This close detail of the temple shows a seated male figure on the far right reaching out in gesture of teaching or guidance to a line of figures in front of him.
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Date: 0925/0954

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: Lavish and rich carved detail of the south facade interior corner is shown in this view. Both humans and animals, particularly elephants are depicted in high relief.
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Date: 0925/0954

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: Dancing nymph & snake goddess are depicted in this view. This view is of the south facade and depicts a nymph and a snake goddess. Smaller groups of figures are placed above these.
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Date: 0925/0954

Maternity Evening Dress

Description: Maternity evening dress of black silk in all-over black sequins with 3 bands of white diamonds in white bugle beads at cuffs of the long sleeves and at lower hem of the knee-length dress. Rounded neckline. Bands of black bugle beads at neckline, cuffs, lower hem, along shoulders, along side seams, and around armscyes. Center back zipper with hook & eye. Lined in black rayon. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Page Boy / Maternity" Size labels attached to lower edge of designer's label: "P" and "S" Care/content/origin label at inside side seam: "100% Pure Silk / Rayon Lining / Dry Clean Only" and "Made in India".
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Page Boy Maternity

Maternity Evening Dress

Description: Maternity evening dress/top in black silk and all-over black sequins with bands of bugle beads at neckline, sleeve ends, and lower hem. Straight, shift style. Rounded neckline and short sleeves. Center back zipper with hook & eye; 7" kick pleat at center back. Lined in black polyester; padded shoulders. Designer's label at inside back neckline: "Page Boy / Maternity" Size label at inside back neckline: "L" Content/Care label at inside back neckline: "100% Pure Silk / Polyester / Lining / Made in India / Dry Clean / Only"
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Page Boy Maternity

Necklace - Banjara Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Torc-style necklace of silver, twisted and with wire wrapping at ends. Rigid hook at front to connect ends, and with a single Indian 25 Paise coin mounted near each side of clasp, with pendant silver beads. Suspended from the ends, near the clasp, are two large triangular ornaments of silver openwork, from which are suspended short lengths of silver chain terminating in silver spheres. Coins date from 1982 and 1988.
Date: 1988/2000
Creator: Banjara Peoples

Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Long necklace basket-weave links on which are strung tubular silver beads and mounted Indian coins. Center section composed of three larger coins, each with three pendant coins, from which hang small fringes of chain and spheres. No clasp, long flat strip at back. 16 single coins are 25 Paise from India, various dates from 1976 to 1988; 2 pendants are 50 Paise from India, dates obscured by mounts; 1 pendant is a 1979 1 Rupee from India; The 9 smaller pendant coins below main pendants are 25 Paise coins from India, dated from 1975 to 1987.
Date: 1987/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples

Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. "Bib" style necklace with 4-strand black yarn necklace with silver slide at back. Front bib of silver beads mounted in vertical bands into a "fan" form, from which hang a fringe of 11 polished cowrie(?) shells, with a further fringe of pendant chains and spheres hanging from each shell.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples