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Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (probably, made)
    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton net, embroidered with floss silks

  • Museum number:

    6197(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Triangular cotton net scarf with embroidered floral designs in coloured floss silks, in shades of red, pink, green and white. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Delhi (probably, made)
India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton net, embroidered with floss silks

Dimensions

Length: 139 cm, Width: 232 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, triangular shawl, cotton net, embroidered with floss silk, India, probably Delhi, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton net; Floss silk; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

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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