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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, embroidered with silver-wrapped thread and wire

  • Museum number:

    0534(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Scarf, muslin, embroidered with gold-wrapped thread and black and gold wire, in buta-shaped floral sprays at the ends.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, embroidered with silver-wrapped thread and wire

Dimensions

Length: 260 cm, Width: 60 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 18] '0534. SCARF. Muslin, embroidered with gold; Dacca. 2767'

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, scarf, muslin, gold embroidered, Dhaka, ca. 1855

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Silver-wrapped thread; Wire

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Buta

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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