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Bodice

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, embroidered with floss silks

  • Museum number:

    05855A/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's bodice, coloured cottons embroidered with geometric designs in coloured floss silks.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, embroidered with floss silks

Dimensions

Length: 47 cm neck to hem, Length: 38 cm neck to wrist

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, bodice, woven cotton, silk embroidery, India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton; Floss silk

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Women's clothes; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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