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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (probably, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, embroidered with gold wire

  • Museum number:

    8649(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin scarf, embroidered with a repeat floral motif in gold wire, a border at each end, one end with one layer of trailing foliage, the other with two layers.

Place of Origin

Dhaka (probably, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, embroidered with gold wire

Dimensions

Length: 148 cm, width: 87 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, muslin scarf or head cover, embroidered with gold wire, 19th century, probably Dhaka.

Materials

Muslin; Gold wire; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliage

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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