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Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Aurangabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)
    1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk (warps), cotton (wefts) and silver-wrapped thread, woven

  • Museum number:

    7037(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of purple mashru, striped with silver-wrapped thread and narrow crimson borders.

Place of Origin

Aurangabad (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)
1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk (warps), cotton (wefts) and silver-wrapped thread, woven

Dimensions

Length: 115 cm, Width: 68 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete piece would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment of mashru, Aurangabad, ca. 1867.

Materials

Silver-wrapped thread; Mashru; Cotton

Techniques

Woven

Subjects depicted

Stripes

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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