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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, probably mordant-dyed, and painted

  • Museum number:

    IS.2910-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, cotton, block printed and probably mordant-dyed and painted, with alternate bands of men mounted on elephants with men carrying umbrellas, floral bands, and horsemen with umbrella-carriers. A rectangular design containing bands of floral scrolls in the centre. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol, made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, probably mordant-dyed, and painted

Dimensions

Length: 240 cm, Width: 111 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Textile, horsemen, elephants and umbrellas, block printed, mordant-dyed and painted cotton, Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol), ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Painted; Mordant dyed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Floral; Men; Equestrians; Umbrellas; Elephants

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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