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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold wire, flattened; silk thread

  • Museum number:

    6288(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of flattened and folded gold wire, tied with red silk.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold wire, flattened; silk thread

Dimensions

Diameter: 2 mm approx.

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Purchased by Mr. Underwood.

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles. Slip book entry notes, 'used as trimmings'.

Descriptive line

Textile, gold wire, Madras, ca. 1855

Materials

Gold; Gold wire; Silk thread

Techniques

Drawn; Flattened

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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