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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    Aurangabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold-wrapped silk thread

  • Museum number:

    0637:2/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skein of gold-wrapped thread.

Place of Origin

Aurangabad (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold-wrapped silk thread

Dimensions

Length: 20.5 cm, Width: 0.75 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 23] '0637. GOLD WIRE. 5 Pieces. SILVER WIRE. Four pieces; Aurungabad. 5804'

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, skein, gold-wrapped thread, Aurungabad, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Silk thread; Gold-wrapped thread; Gold

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

Textiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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