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Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

ca. 1855 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

One irregularly shaped end of a scarf, white cotton with woven checks of tussar silk, embroidered in tussar silk with floral and circular motifs.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cotton, woven, embroidered with silk
Brief Description
Textile, cotton embroidered with tussar silk, Bengal, ca. 1855.
Physical Description
One irregularly shaped end of a scarf, white cotton with woven checks of tussar silk, embroidered in tussar silk with floral and circular motifs.
Dimensions
  • Length: 105cm (maximum)
  • Width: 84cm
cut piece
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, scarf.
Other Number
3361 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession Number
05674(IS)

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record createdOctober 12, 2004
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