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Table runner

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fine cotton or muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ruth Smith

  • Museum number:

    IS.1-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Table runner of embroidered fine cotton and muslin, chikan work. Embroidered with flowers and elaborate pulled work.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fine cotton or muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

Dimensions

Length: 91 in, Width: 17 in, Length: 230 cm, Width: 45 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as table runner.

Descriptive line

Textile, table runner of embroidered cotton muslin, Dhaka, 19th century

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Tableware & cutlery; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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