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Muslin Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    c.1855 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, jamdani

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of fine, undyed muslin, with supplementary weft decoration (jamdani) in white cotton, in a floral trellis pattern

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)


c.1855 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, jamdani


:, Length: 547 cm, Width: 95 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book entry 2736: 'Muslin Jamdanee / Do / Dacca / 55 / Discoloured from being lent for show'

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing/garment.

Descriptive line

Muslin with supplementary weft decoration (jamdani) in floral trellis pattern, Dhaka, c.1855; one of 3 fragments from same length; Textiles


Muslin; Cotton; Cotton



Subjects depicted



Textiles; Clothing; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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