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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Kanpur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1872 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed

  • Museum number:

    8333:11/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Kanpur (made)

Date

ca. 1872 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed

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.

Dimensions

Length: 80 cm, Width: 40 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete object was probably intended for use as domestic textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment, block printed cotton, Kanpur, ca. 1872

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Resist-dyed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Star

Categories

Textiles; Household objects; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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