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Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    Farrukhabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881 - 1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed

  • Museum number:

    IS.1095-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bed cover, cotton block printed with a small, repeating sprig pattern in red, dark green, black and white on a green ground, narrow border of buta and floral ornament on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Farrukhabad (made)

Date

ca. 1881 - 1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed

Dimensions

Length: 270 cm, Width: 138 cm

Object history note

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

Historical context note

Intended for use as a cover, a domestic textile.

Descriptive line

Textile, bed cover, sprig design, cotton, block printed, Farrukhabad, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Buta; Floral

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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