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Textiles

  • Place of origin:

    Tiruchchirappalli (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton or piña, woven, embroidered with gold wire

  • Museum number:

    9616(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lengths of red woven fine cotton or piña, embroidered with flattened gold wire in diagonal bands of flowers and leaves, with small flower motifs between.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton or piña, woven, embroidered with gold wire

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garments, clothing, when complete.

Descriptive line

Two red cotton or piña textiles, Tiruchchirappalli, 19th century.

Materials

Cotton; Gold wire; Piña

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Clothing; Textiles; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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