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Skirt cloth

Skirt cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Coromandel Coast (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mordant-dyed and resist-dyed cotton, painted with gold

  • Museum number:

    IS.37-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skirt cloth (pha nung) of mordant-dyed and drawn resist-dyed cotton, and painted with gold. Gold and red on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Coromandel Coast (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Mordant-dyed and resist-dyed cotton, painted with gold

Dimensions

Width: 113 cm, Length: 343 cm

Descriptive line

Skirt cloth (pha nung) of mordant-dyed and drawn resist-dyed cotton, Coromandel Coast, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 128, pl. 129
Guy, J. "Woven Cargoes. Indian Textiles in the East", London, 1998

Production Note

Made for the Thai market

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Mordant; Resist; Painted

Subjects depicted

Design Elements

Categories

Clothing; Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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