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Wrapped garment

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, embroidered with muga silk

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of muslin, wrapped garment, embroidered with undyed muga silk, the field is embroidered with a lattice of flowers and leaves, the corners have large buta, the surrounding borders are embroidered with flowers and leaves. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

India (made)


ca. 1855-1879 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, embroidered with muga silk


Length: 135 cm, Width: 124 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, wrapped garment, muslin embroidered with muga silk, India, ca. 1855-1879


Cotton; Muslin; Muga; Silk


Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Buta; Leaves


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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