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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Thana (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Museum number:

    0558(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragments of dark pink and blue shot silk, woven with a very small geometric design.

Place of Origin

Thana (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Dimensions

Width: 49 cm, Length: 378 cm 0558(IS)

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 20] '0558. DRESS PIECE. Shot silk. "Chusmaee;" Tanna, Bombay. 5597'. Slip book entry 5597: Silk dress piece / Chushmaee / Tanna, Bombay / Price Rs. 40 / 1867 / Original nos. 4 / 15 yds x 18 inches'

Descriptive line

Textile, fragments of woven silk, Thana, ca. 1867

Materials

Silk (textile); Shot silk

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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