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Shawl

Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Bhutan (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Jocelyn Morton

  • Museum number:

    IS.48-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shawl or stole of coarse cotton, with fringing. White ground with weft design in geometric patterns in transverse bands of alternate blue and red.

Place of Origin

Bhutan (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton

Dimensions

Width: 48 cm, Length: 276 cm including fringe

Object history note

Registered File number 1976/1601A.

Descriptive line

Shawl or stole, woven cotton, Bhutan, early 20th century

Production Note

Old label states: Museum and Library, Carlisle. Morton, Sundour Fabrics. No. 1544A "Indian Purdun". Was considered from Assam, but more likely from Bhutan.

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns

Categories

Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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