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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin

  • Museum number:

    8726(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cut length of fine muslin, embroidered with a regular pattern of blue spots. Pieces have been cut out.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin

Dimensions

Length: 450 cm approx., estimate, Width: 90 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.

Descriptive line

Textile, spotted muslin, Dhaka, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Muslin; Cotton

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Spots

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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