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Floor cloth

  • Place of origin:

    India (northwestern, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881 - ca. 1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

  • Museum number:

    IS.435-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Floor cover, coarse, heavy cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and hand painted, the field has a floral latticework design and bands of chevrons in the borders.

Place of Origin

India (northwestern, made)

Date

ca. 1881 - ca. 1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

Dimensions

Length: 444 cm, Width: 244 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Descriptive line

Textile, floor cloth or cover, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted, northwestern India, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Block printed; Mordant dyed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Chevrons; Latticework

Categories

Textiles; Household objects; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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