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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, woven

  • Museum number:

    7949(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Purple silk shawl or head covering, with yellow border at one side and a deep band of gold coloured and pink silk at one end.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk, woven

Marks and inscriptions

handwritten inscription in South Asian language (undeciphered), on a paper label attached to object

Dimensions

Length: 165 cm including fringe, Width: 63 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, part of a silk shawl, India, ca. 1855-1879.

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Woven

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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