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Curtain

  • Place of origin:

    Kashmir (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven and embroidered wool

  • Museum number:

    IS.1392-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete hanging or curtain of twill-woven blue wool, with woollen chain-stitch embroidery. The field design of a large stylised tree with Kashmiri boteh designs. Borders on all four sides, with floral and boteh motifs.

Place of Origin

Kashmir (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven and embroidered wool

Dimensions

Length: 280 cm, Width: 177 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip in India in 1881-1882.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a domestic textile, a curtain.

Descriptive line

Textile, curtain, wool, embroidered, Kashmir, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Wool

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Buta; Floral

Categories

Textiles; Household objects; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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