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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven wool, embroidered with floss silks

  • Museum number:

    0283(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black cashmere wool scarf, embroidered at the ends and borders with floral designs in coloured floss silks. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven wool, embroidered with floss silks

Dimensions

Height: 123 cm, Width: 17 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, scarf, wool embroidered with floss silk, Delhi, ca. 1855

Materials

Wool; Floss silk; Silk thread

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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