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  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold-wrapped silk thread, cotton thread

  • Museum number:

    0889A/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skein of gold-wrapped thread, bound with gold-wrapped and cotton thread.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold-wrapped silk thread, cotton thread

Dimensions

Length: 20.5 cm, Width: 1 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [ Room 8. Case 40] '0888 to 0896. GOLD THREAD. Nine skeins of. 153 to 156, 158 to 161, 163'

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, gold-wrapped thread, India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Gold-wrapped thread; Gold; Silk thread; Cotton thread

Techniques

Drawn; Coiled

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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