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  • Place of origin:

    Pandharpur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, with attached mica, silk in borders

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of garment (choli), dark blue cotton printed with rows of small sprigs in adhesive, on which mica has been attached, side borders have a floral motif, additional borders with a silk warp and chevron design in red, white, yellow and green.

Place of Origin

Pandharpur (made)


ca. 1867 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, with attached mica, silk in borders


Length: 54 cm, Width: 77 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book entry 5435: 'Woman's bodice / Cholkhur Khudeecha / Pundherpoor, Bombay / Price 10 an / Original nos. 177'

Descriptive line

Fragment of blouse piece, printed with mica, Pandharpur, ca. 1867; Textiles; Clothing

Production Note

Slip book notes that this was a woman's bodice.


Cotton; Silk; Mica


Block printed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Chevrons; Floral; Sprigs


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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