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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

  • Museum number:

    IS.2887-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of cotton, printed with a floral design, with a repeating pattern in each of the four borders, the border consists of bands of running floral and other ornaments. Quarter medallions in centre of field. Block printed, mordant-dyed and painted, in red, black, blue and yellow on a white ground. Complete piece, made up of two pieces joined.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol, made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted

Dimensions

Length: 220 cm, Width: 158 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Descriptive line

Textile, floral design, cotton, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted, Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol), ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Mordant-dyed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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