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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Kathiawar (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven gold wire and gold-wrapped thread

  • Museum number:

    0696A/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragments of textile for woman's bodice, flattened gold wire and gold-wrapped thread in the warp, woven with black silk stripes, and a red silk weft.

Place of Origin

Kathiawar (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven gold wire and gold-wrapped thread

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. The original price per length was £7 for 4 feet x 3 feet.
1880 Register Entry: [Case 26] '0696. WOMAN'S BREAST COVERING. "Cholee." Black and gold (cut into five pieces); Kattywar. 6490'

Descriptive line

Textile, fragments, woven gold thread and silk thread, Kathiawar, ca. 1867

Materials

Gold-wrapped thread; Gold wire; Silk thread

Techniques

Woven

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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