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Bodice

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk, applied gold wire, metal and gold-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    6048(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bodice or choli, fine red silk woven with a small plant motif in gold-wrapped thread, front edges and sleeves decorated with flattened gold wire, green and pink metal and gold-wrapped thread in a floral design.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk, applied gold wire, metal and gold-wrapped thread

Dimensions

Length: 23 cm front, Width: 57 cm sleeve to sleeve

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Bodice (choli), woven silk, applied gold-wrapped thread, gold wire and metal, India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Silk (textile); Gold wire; Metal; Gold-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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