Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

1855 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Length of white piña, embroidered with flowers and leaves, with decorative scalloped border. Parts of embroidery in light brown/golden coloured thread. Complete piece, not made up.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven piña, embroidered in cotton
Brief Description
Embroidered piña scarf or runner, embroidered in Madras, 1855; Textiles
Physical Description
Length of white piña, embroidered with flowers and leaves, with decorative scalloped border. Parts of embroidery in light brown/golden coloured thread. Complete piece, not made up.
Dimensions
  • Length: 285cm
  • Width: 44cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum1879. Slip book entry 2752: 'Scarf Pina Silk / Madras / 55 / Elaborately embroidered in Madras. Fabric imported from the Peninshula'
Historical context
Intended for use as garment or part of garment/clothing.
Collection
Accession Number
0317(IS)

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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