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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed and dyed

  • Museum number:

    8390(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Parts of a textile, probably a cover, block printed and dyed red, the field has a small leaf design within a lattice of white spots.

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed and dyed

Dimensions

Length: 125 cm, Width: 106 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete object was probably intended for use as a cover, a domestic textile.

Descriptive line

Part of a textile, leaf design, possibly cover, dyed and block printed cotton, South India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Block printed; Dyed

Subjects depicted

Spots; Leaves; Latticework

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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