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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (bought in bazaar (according to slip book entry), made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metal wire, flattened, silk thread

  • Museum number:

    05934(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of flattened metal wire, tied with red silk thread.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (bought in bazaar (according to slip book entry), made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Metal wire, flattened, silk thread

Dimensions

Length: 21 cm bundle approx., Width: 2 mm wire approx.

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, flattened gold wire, Hyderabad, ca. 1855

Materials

Wire; Metal; Silk thread

Techniques

Drawn; Flattened

Categories

Textiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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