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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton net, embroidered with floss silks

  • Museum number:

    0420(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black cotton net scarf, embroidered with red floss silks, the field is embroidered with regularly placed flowers, a floral border and deep hems or flowers. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton net, embroidered with floss silks

Dimensions

Length: 272 cm, Width: 54 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 15] '0420. NET SCARF. Embroidered with floss silks; Delhi. 4115'

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, scarf, cotton net embroidered with silk, Delhi, ca. 1855

Materials

Cotton net; Silk (textile); Floss silk

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Accessories; Embroidery; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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