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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 wool, embroidered with metal and silver wire and silver-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    8065(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shawl, woven turquoise-coloured cashmere wool, decorated with black and silver wire, and silver-wrapped thread in the ends and corners of the field, with floral and buta designs. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Delhi (probably, made)
India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven wool, embroidered with metal and silver wire and silver-wrapped thread

Dimensions

Length: 265 cm, Width: 63 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, blue cashmere shawl, embroidered with wire and silver-wrapped thread, India, probably Delhi, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Wool (textile); Silver; Silver-wrapped thread; Metal

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Buta; Floral

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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