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Blouse front

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

  • Museum number:

    8667(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin embroidered with white cotton blouse front or chemisette and collar, flower and leaf design in 'V' shape with openwork.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

Dimensions

Length: 72 cm, Width: 48 cm across shoulders approx.

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing, garment.

Descriptive line

Textile, blouse front or chemisette and collar, muslin, embroidered, Madras, ca. 1855.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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