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Garland

  • Place of origin:

    Datia (made)

  • Date:

    c.20th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    IS.113B-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Garland with links interlaced silk and metal ribbon (gota), seperated by two circular medallions of with pink silk embroidery and metal embellishments surrounded by tinsel. Teardrop-shaped pendant, backed with card, with embroidered coat of arms of Datia State in metal embellishments against a pink embroidered background, surrounded by tinsel.

Place of Origin

Datia (made)

Date

c.20th century (made)

Marks and inscriptions

Vir dalap Sharandah / Datia State
"Lord of the Brave Army, Giver of Refuge"
Devanagari script / English

Dimensions

Length: 48.5 cm

Descriptive line

Garland (Har), metal-thread embroidery with coat of arms of Datia State, Madhya Pradesh, c.20th century; Textiles; Accessories

Materials

Silk; Tinsel; Sequins; Ribbon

Techniques

Embroidery; Braiding

Categories

Textiles; Accessories; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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