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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)
    South India (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed and painted

  • Museum number:

    8427:1/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Thirteen fragments of a block printed cotton garment, rows of flowered buta printed in red, black, with additional ochre painting on a white ground. Narrow patterned border in yellow, red and ochre, borders at the end border, one in red and ochre, the other in black.

Place of Origin

India (made)
South India (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed and painted

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Descriptive line

Textile, fragments (part of the same textile as 8558(IS)), floral design, block printed cotton, India, probably South, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Woven; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Buta

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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