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Patka

  • Place of origin:

    Golconda (probably, made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. Baker

  • Museum number:

    IS.86-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Girdle (patka) of painted cotton. Plain field with a small panel at each end filled with seven floral sprigs in red. Each panel is separated from the field by four narrow bands. These and the lengthwise borders are filled with continuous floral stems.

Place of Origin

Golconda (probably, made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted cotton

Dimensions

Length: 132 approx., Width: 24 in

Descriptive line

Girdle (patka) of painted cotton, probably made in Golconda, 18th century

Categories

Textiles; Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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