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Cover

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, dyed and block printed

  • Museum number:

    IS.1778-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, cover, dyed and block printed cotton, with a central floral medallion surrounded by floral designs, and borders containing buta and scrolling plants, small and large buta. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, dyed and block printed

Dimensions

Length: 202 cm, Width: 130 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a cover, a domestic textile.

Descriptive line

Textile, cover (palampore), block printed and dyed, South India, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Dyed; Block printed

Subjects depicted

Floral; Plants; Buta

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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