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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Kumbakonam (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed with a mordant dye

  • Museum number:

    IS.2309-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, fragment of unfinished block printed and mordant-dyed cotton, with a design of broad and narrow bands of buta and floral designs. Made for the Singapore market.

Place of Origin

Kumbakonam (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed with a mordant dye

Dimensions

Width: 1090 mm Top edge, Width: 1090 mm Bottom edge, Weight: 7 kg, Length: 2370 mm Proper right, Length: 2380 mm Proper left

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment, unfinished, mordant-dyed cotton, Kumbakonam, ca. 1881-1882

Production Note

Made for the Singapore market.

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Block printed; Mordant dyed

Subjects depicted

Floral; Buta

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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