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Not currently on display at the V&A

Turban Cloth

ca. 1872 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Fine cotton turban cloth, light saffron colour with thin metallic bands woven at either end.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cotton and metallic thread, woven
Brief Description
Cotton turban cloth, Nagpur, ca. 1872. Textile.
Physical Description
Fine cotton turban cloth, light saffron colour with thin metallic bands woven at either end.
Dimensions
  • Length: 2040cm (approx.)
  • Width: 24cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'INDIA. No. 270/Central Committee./Cotton/Class III.-MANUFACTURES. Heading/Name of material/Express purpose for which it is used/ Exhibitor's Name/Address/ Reasons for exhibition For particulars [illegible word]/Catalogued/Price at place of production. Price in London./ REMARKS, &c./(For further information, see Catalogue.)' (printed and handwritten paper label, attached to object)
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use as garment, headwear.
Other Number
2499 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession Number
8036(IS)

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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