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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton or piña and gold-wrapped thread, woven

  • Museum number:

    8520(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, man's garment piece (dhoti), woven cotton or piña, with a band of gold-wrapped thread woven at each end, and a woven border with a red band and floral design in black cotton and gold-wrapped thread down one side.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton or piña and gold-wrapped thread, woven

Dimensions

Length: 250 cm, Width: 120 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, man's garment in cotton or piña, with coloured bands in cotton and gold, Madras, 19th century.

Materials

Cotton; Gold-wrapped thread; Piña

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Men's clothes; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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