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Square turban cloth - Square turban cloth

Square turban cloth

  • Object:

    Square turban cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Dacca (Made)

  • Date:

    mid-19th century (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk and cotton, running stitch and stem-stitch.

  • Museum number:

    6038(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square turban cloth made from undyed 'muga' silk and cotton mixture, with undyed 'muga' silk embroidery.

Place of Origin

Dacca (Made)

Date

mid-19th century (Made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk and cotton, running stitch and stem-stitch.

Dimensions

Length: 118 cm, Width: 113 cm

Descriptive line

Textile

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.67
Arts of Bengal : the heritage of Bangladesh and eastern India : an exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum : 9 November-30 December 1979, Whitechapel Art Gallery ..., 12 January-17 February 1980, Manchester City Art Gallery ... . [London]: Whitechapel Art Gallery, [1979] Number: 085488047X (pbk.) :
p.63, cat. no. 52
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Materials

Fabric; Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Clothing; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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