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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Kanpur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1872 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, resist-dyed

  • Museum number:

    8333:10/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of resist-dyed cotton, in terracotta with a geometric repeat design.

Place of Origin

Kanpur (made)

Date

ca. 1872 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, resist-dyed

Marks and inscriptions

Undeciphered inscription.
Handwritten paper label on back of object.

'No. 25'
Handwritten paper label.

'538/D./INDIA./N.W. Provinces./Heading, Division,-II/CLASS VIII/No. 116'
Printed and handwritten exhibition label, on back of object.

Dimensions

Length: 47 cm, Width: 55 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, resist-dyed cotton, Kanpur, ca. 1872

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Resist-dyed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Geometric

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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