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Textile

Textile

  • Place of origin:

    South India (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton

  • Museum number:

    5561(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woven cotton towel.

Place of Origin

South India (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'013 [label adhered on top: '1496']/1 Bath Towel/Price -12-as/333C [label adhered: 'BENGAL INVOICE 6219']'
Printed and handwritten paper label, attached to object.

Dimensions

Length: cm, Width: cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a towel, to dry the body.

Descriptive line

Textile, towel, white cotton, probably South India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven

Categories

Textiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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