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Child's dress

  • Place of origin:

    Dharwar (Based on comparison with 8249(IS), made)
    Karnataka (Based on comparison with 8249(IS), made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1872 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    8259(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Child's dress made of a blouse piece of dark blue cotton with red cotton-silk mix borders and embroidered sections of dark blue cotton. The chest, back, and tops of sleeves patterned with yellow silk butis and red and green geometric borders and back neck detail.

Place of Origin

Dharwar (Based on comparison with 8249(IS), made)
Karnataka (Based on comparison with 8249(IS), made)

Date

ca. 1872 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Length: 37 cm neck to hem, Width: 50 cm wrist to wrist

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Child's dress, cotton, floss silk embroidery, Dharwar, Karnataka, ca. 1872; Textiles

Materials

Cotton; Floss silk; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Children's clothes; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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