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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton or muslin and silver-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    8173(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile fragment, yellow dyed cotton or muslin, woven with checks in silver-wrapped thread, borders of red cotton woven with silver-wrapped thread.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton or muslin and silver-wrapped thread

Marks and inscriptions

'MADRAS TARIFF/ENG. NAME. Yellow Chowhes gold flowered/SYN./TAMIL. Munjul Saregay RavooKay/PRODUCE OR MANUFACTURE Hydrabad/ PRICE Rupees 4 As 8/WHERE PROCURABLE. Bazar/USE./REMARKS.'
Printed and handwritten paper label, attached to object.

Dimensions

Length: 54 cm, Width: 106 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete object would probably have been intended for use as a garment, clothing. Slip book states that this one of thirteen 'samples for cholis'.

Descriptive line

Textile, cotton or muslin with silver-wrapped thread, Hyderabad, ca. 1855

Materials

Cotton; Muslin; Silver-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Chequerwork

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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