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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

  • Museum number:

    IS.2905-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, cotton, block printed and probably mordant-dyed, with alternate bands of men mounted on elephants with men carrying umbrellas, birds, horsemen and men with umbrellas, and narrow bands of floral scrolls. On a terracotta-coloured ground. 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

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 and mordant-dyed cotton, Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol), ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Mordant dyed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Equestrians; Men; Elephants; Umbrellas; Floral

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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