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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Lucknow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

  • Museum number:

    IS.983-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin shawl, with chikan work embroidery. Scrolling leaf border, ends embroidered with a row of large white buta, above which is a latticework design. The field consists of diagonal embroidered bands of flowers and foliage. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Lucknow (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton

Dimensions

Width: 104 cm, Length: 484 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing/garment.

Descriptive line

Textile, muslin, embroidered, Lucknow, ca. 1880.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Buta; Foliage; Flowers; Latticework

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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