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Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, woven and tie-dyed, and gold-wrapped and silver-wrapped thread, woven

  • Museum number:

    7826(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of a sari, red cotton tie-dyed with floral designs and other patterns in white and blue; deep side and end borders of gold-wrapped thread in geometric designs, the end border also features bands of designs in green and silver-wrapped thread.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, woven and tie-dyed, and gold-wrapped and silver-wrapped thread, woven

Dimensions

Length: 60 cm root numbered part, Width: 40 cm root numbered part

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete piece would have been intended for use as clothing, a garment.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment of a tie-dyed cotton sari, Rajasthan, ca. 1855-1879.

Materials

Gold-wrapped thread; Silver-wrapped thread; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Tie-dyed

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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