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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Varanasi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven satin, gold-wrapped thread brocade

  • Museum number:

    IS.782-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of dark blue satin, brocaded with gold-wrapped thread in an all-over diaper pattern containing buta with flowers in coloured silks.

Place of Origin

Varanasi (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven satin, gold-wrapped thread brocade

Dimensions

Length: 173 cm, Width: 75 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragment, woven silk, gold-wrapped thread brocade, Varanasi, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Satin; Gold-wrapped thread

Techniques

Woven; Brocaded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Buta; Diaper work

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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