Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Chanderi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton and gold-wrapped thread, woven

  • Museum number:

    8821(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete turban of white cotton, with woven bands of gold-wrapped thread at either end.

Place of Origin

Chanderi (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton and gold-wrapped thread, woven

Dimensions

Length: 1660 cm approx., Width: 32 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, headwear

Descriptive line

Textile. Fine white cotton turban, Chanderi, ca. 1855.

Materials

Cotton; Gold-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Men's clothes; Hats & headwear; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.