ca. 1872 (made)
Textile thumbnail 1
Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

Fragment of block printed coarse cotton, with a star repeat in terracotta.

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven cotton, block printed
Brief Description
Textile, fragment, block printed cotton, Kanpur, ca. 1872
Physical Description
Fragment of block printed coarse cotton, with a star repeat in terracotta.
  • Length: 80cm
  • Width: 40cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Undeciphered inscription. (Handwritten paper label on back of object.)
  • 'No 538/D./INDIA./N.W. Provinces./Heading, Division,-II/CLASS VIII/No. 110/1877 [in pencil]80' (Printed and handwritten exhibition label, on back of object. )
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
The complete object was probably intended for use as domestic textiles.
Subject depicted
Other Number
4589 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession Number

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record createdNovember 12, 2013
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