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Band

Band

  • Place of origin:

    Assam (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted cotton

  • Museum number:

    IS.129-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painted cotton band in white cotton with thin black stripes, and decorated all over with a painted geometric design in black. 16 cms fringe.

Place of Origin

Assam (made)

Date

ca. 1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted cotton

Dimensions

Width: 7.5 cm, Length: 184 cm including fringe

Object history note

Usually sewn onto man's cloak.

Descriptive line

Painted cotton band, Assam, ca. 1940

Production Note

Painted band from Longsa Village, Mokokchung sub division, Naga Hills (cf. IS.127-1989). Part of Archer collection

Materials

Cotton; Gum; Ash

Techniques

Weaving; Painting

Categories

Textiles; Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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