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Skirt

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

  • Museum number:

    8755(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin skirt length, embroidered with white cotton, with repeated design of large bouquets in the form of buta, scalloped edges. Complete piece made up of panels joined together.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

Dimensions

Length: 260 cm, Width: 118 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment/clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, skirt, muslin, embroidered, Madras, 19th century.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Bouquets; Buta

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Clothing; Women's clothes; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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