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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, embroidered with flattened gold wire, gold-wrapped thread and metal details

  • Museum number:

    9613(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of white muslin, embroidered with flattened gold wire, gold-wrapped thread and red, green and gold spangles, in diagonal bands; a gold lattice with gold and coloured flowers alternate with a meandering floral and leaf pattern.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, embroidered with flattened gold wire, gold-wrapped thread and metal details

Dimensions

Length: 163 cm, Width: 47 cm maximum

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete object would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment, muslin embroidered with gold wire, gold wrapped thread and metal details, Madras, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Muslin; Gold wire; Gold-wrapped thread; Metal

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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