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Parts of a shawl, fine pink cotton embellished with appliqué of silk and metal-strip ribbon (gota) and jewel beetle-wing cases; an appliqué of red and white cotton in the buta in the hem, and stripes in the gold floral borders; the reverse of the border is stamped in embossed gold ribbon. Fringed with gold thread.
Place of Origin
Length: 126 cm, Width: 85 cm, Width: 73 cm maximum, Length: 305 cm Overall original textile length, Width: 156 cm Overall original textile length
Object history note
Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book entry 6445: 'Sheet wearing apparel / Doputtah / Jeypore / 1867 / no invoice price / Original nos. 2397 / Pink with gold borders and embroidery'
Headcover, in four parts, pink muslin with applique in gota and beetlewings, Jaipur, c.1867; Textiles; Clothing; Women's Clothes
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
p. 77, p.94, pl. 20.
Ashmore, Sonia. "Muslin", London, V&A Publishing, 2012.
Cotton; Metal-strip; Beetle-wings
Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; Women's clothes
South & South East Asia Collection