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Skirt

  • Place of origin:

    Tamil Nadu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1930-1934 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, mirror-work, applique

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Margaret Whittaker in memory of her mother, Carmen Vardon Thompson

  • Museum number:

    IS.42-2004

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A gathered, full skirt of cotton, applique and decorated with mirrors.

Place of Origin

Tamil Nadu (made)

Date

ca. 1930-1934 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, mirror-work, applique

Object history note

Given to the parents of the donor in 1934 when the family left India.

Descriptive line

Skirt for a Banjara woman. Cotton, quilted and embroidered. S.India, ca.1930; Textile

Production Note

Made and worn by a woman of the Banjara (Lambadi) community.

Categories

Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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