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Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven wool, embroidered with floss silks

  • Museum number:

    0239(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue wool shawl, embroidered with coloured floss silks, in red, salmon pink and green, in a deep floral border. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven wool, embroidered with floss silks

Dimensions

Length: 196 cm, Width: 182 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, shawl, wool embroidered with floss silks, Delhi, ca. 1855

Materials

Wool (textile); Floss silk; Silk thread

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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