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Kamkhwab

  • Place of origin:

    Aurangabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1858 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk and gold-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    0819(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pieces from a length of red silk with staggered rows of stylised flowers brocaded in gold-wrapped thread.

Place of Origin

Aurangabad (made)

Date

ca. 1858 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk and gold-wrapped thread

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [ROOM 8. Case 60.] '0819. "KINCOB." Crimson ground, gold pattern; Aurungabad, Deccan. 4,082'. Slip book entry 4082: 'Brocade / Kincob / Aurangabad, Deccan / 58 / Crimson & Gold Flowers Fine Example'

Descriptive line

Kamkhwab, silk with metal-wrapped thread, red with gold floral motif, Aurangabad, c. 1858; Textiles

Materials

Silk (textile); Gold-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven; Brocaded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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