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Kerchiefs

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk, resist-dyed

  • Museum number:

    4909(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Four kerchiefs (head covers), woven silk, printed on a single length of fabric, blue silk, lattice designs, resist-dyed with a lattice of white spots and leaves in the borders.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk, resist-dyed

Dimensions

Length: 364 cm, Width: 91 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Descriptive line

Textile, kerchiefs, blue resist-dyed silk, Murshidabad, ca. 1867

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven; Resist

Subjects depicted

Lattice; Leaves; Spots

Categories

Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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