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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

  • Museum number:

    IS.2881-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cotton textile, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted. The field has a floral design, surrounded by borders of buta and scrolling plants, in red, black, blue and painted yellow. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol, made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

Dimensions

Length: 222 cm, Width: 163 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Textile, floral design, block printed and mordant dyed cotton, Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol), ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Mordant dyed; Painted; Woven

Subjects depicted

Floral; Buta

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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