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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.982-1883

  • 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 are several rows of sprigs. 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

Length: 108 cm, Width: 520 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing/garment.

Descriptive line

Textile (probably shawl), cotton, embroidered, Lucknow, ca. 1880.

Materials

Muslin; Cotton; Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Buta; Leaves; Sprigs

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery; Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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