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Child's waistcoat

  • Place of origin:

    Arakan State
    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    early 1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven and machine and hand stitched cotton velvet and cotton textile probably of European origin.

  • Museum number:

    05475(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brown lined with a brightly coloured and patterned fabric. Round neck-line with little stand-up collar. Front opening fastened with four white buttons.

Place of Origin

Arakan State
Burma (made)

Date

early 1850s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven and machine and hand stitched cotton velvet and cotton textile probably of European origin.

Dimensions

Length: 27 cm shoulders to hem, Width: 28 cm across chest

Descriptive line

Burmese child's brown velvet waistcoat. Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885). ca. 1850.

Production Note

Acquired from Arakan by the India Museum in 1855.

Materials

Cotton velvet; Cotton textile

Techniques

Weaving; Machine stitching; Hand stitching

Categories

India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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