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White muslin scarf, figured in the loom ('jamdani' work). Repeated plant motif on ends, trailing plants on borders. Field woven with palmette rosettes.
Place of Origin
Length: 255 cm, Width: 63 cm, Weight: 60 g
Object history note
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context note
Intended for use as garment/clothing.
Jamdani stole, white with floral pattern, Dhaka, c.1855; Textiles
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
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,  Number: 085488047X (pbk.) :
p. 77, p. 97, pl. 23 (detail).
Ashmore, Sonia. "Muslin", London, V&A Publishing, 2012.
p. 77, pl. 4 (detail).
Das, N. and Llewellyn-Jones, R. (eds.). Murshidabad: Forgotten Capital of Bengal, ISBN 978-81-921106-9-1. Marg, Mumbai, 2013. ISBN 978-81-921106-9-1.
Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum
South & South East Asia Collection