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Cover or hanging

  • Place of origin:

    Machilipatnam (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, resist-dyed, mordant-dyed, painted and glazed

  • Museum number:

    IS.1-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cover or hanging, block printed, resist-dyed, mordant-dyed, painted and glazed cotton. The field has a large floral cone design surrounded by floral designs and birds, there are also two smaller cones to the sides in a floral border, below are peacocks, tigers and deer. Floral border with architectural motifs at either end. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Machilipatnam (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, resist-dyed, mordant-dyed, painted and glazed

Dimensions

Length: 206 cm, Width: 126.5 cm

Historical context note

Intended for use as a cover or hanging, for domestic use.

Descriptive line

Textile, cover or hanging, floral cone design with birds, tigers and deer, block printed, resist-dyed, mordant-dyed, painted and glazed cotton, Machilipatnam, early 19th century

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Resist dyed; Mordant dyed; Painted; Glazed; Block printed

Subjects depicted

Birds; Floral; Peacocks; Cones; Deer; Niches; Tiger

Categories

Textiles; Household objects; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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