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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Kutch (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidered with silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs A. R. Ditmas

  • Museum number:

    IS.57-1957

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile fragment from a dress made into a square. Made of silk embroidered with silks. All over diaper of floral motives in red, orange and white silks on a violet-purple ground. Applied yellow border. Red silk backing.

Place of Origin

Kutch (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidered with silks

Dimensions

Length: 33 in, Width: 28.5 in

Descriptive line

Textile fragment of silk embroidered with silks, Kutch, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.91, cat. no. 82
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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