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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, woven, embroidered with silver wire

  • Museum number:

    8697(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile (possibly shawl or scarf), muslin embroidered with silver wire with an all over floral repeat, with foliage in a single band at one end and a double band at the other.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)

Date

1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, woven, embroidered with silver wire

Dimensions

Length: 150 cm, Width: 90 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, muslin, embroidered with silver wire, Dhaka, ca. 1855.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Silver wire

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Flowers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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