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Length of cotton

  • Place of origin:

    Pedana (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1881 (made)

  • Museum number:

    IS.1751-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete length of woven cotton with warp stripes in red, green, yellow and white, with red wefts in a diagonal pattern.

Place of Origin

Pedana (made)

Date

c. 1881 (made)

Dimensions

Width: 64 cm, Length: 600 cm

Object history note

1883 Register Entry: 'DRESS PIECE. Cotton. Woven with longitudinal stripes alternately green with yellow lines, and red with white lines. The sides are edged with yellow. Padennah, Masulipatam. 19th cent. L. 19th ft. 6 in/, W. 2 ft. 1 in. Bought 3s. 6d. 1752-1883 (IS)'

Descriptive line

Length of red, green, yellow and white striped woven cotton for garments, Pedana, Andhra Pradesh, c. 1881; Textiles

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Women's clothes; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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