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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton

  • Museum number:

    8006(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cut piece from a length of striped cotton, possibly a sari. Red field with narrow white stripes; side borders of orange, red, blue and white. End finish of three horizontal white stripes at one end, the other end cut.

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton

Dimensions

Length: 238 cm approx., Width: 98 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete textile would possibly have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, cut piece of striped woven cotton, South India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Stripes

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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