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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, applied gold wire, metal spangles and gold-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    6162(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Red muslin textile, possibly a scarf, with diagonal bands of floral designs in flattened gold wire, gold-wrapped thread and green spangles.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, applied gold wire, metal spangles and gold-wrapped thread

Dimensions

Length: 97 cm, Width: 89 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Silp Book entry 8438: 'Emb'd Red Muslin Tinsil / Madras/ 1855'

Historical context note

Probably intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, red muslin, applied gold wire and gold-wrapped thread, Madras, ca. 1855

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Gold wire; Gold-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven; Applied work

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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