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Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Kumbakonam (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, dyed and block printed

  • Museum number:

    IS.2307-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, dyed and block printed, with a design of floral sprigs within a a meandering diaper. Deep borders of buta and floral designs. The colours are predominantly dark blue and red on a white ground. Surface glazed. Complete piece. Made for the Singapore market. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Kumbakonam (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, dyed and block printed

Dimensions

Length: 235 cm, Width: 107 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Textile, floral design, dyed and block printed cotton, Kumbakonam, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Dyed; Printed

Subjects depicted

Floral; Buta

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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