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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (probably, made)
    Lucknow (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

  • Museum number:

    IND.LOST.485

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin scarf, embroidered with white cotton, with buta design in corners. Border on all sides.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (probably, made)
Lucknow (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

Dimensions

Length: 143 cm, Width: 60 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment/clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, muslin, chikan embroidered, probably Dhaka, 19th century.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Buta

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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