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Coverlet

  • Place of origin:

    Sanganer (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed in gum, overlaid with gold powder

  • Museum number:

    IS.537-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of dyed and printed cloth, possibly a bed cover, printed with red sprigs in gum overprinted with gold powder on a green ground, hemmed with a border of larger sprigs between narrower decorative bands.

Place of Origin

Sanganer (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed in gum, overlaid with gold powder

Dimensions

Length: 487 cm, Width: 152 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Descriptive line

Textile, coverlet, red sprig design, block printed cotton, Sanganer, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton; Gold; Gum

Techniques

Block printed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Sprigs

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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