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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, painted

  • Museum number:

    IS.2901-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile, cotton, block printed and probably mordant-dyed and painted, in red, black, blue and yellow. The field has horizontal bands of men standing with umbrellas alternating with floral scrolls, quartered floral medallions in the corners, and different floral bands in the borders. 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, painted

Dimensions

Length: 229 cm, Width: 120 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Textile, floral bands, men with umbrellas, block printed and mordant-dyed cotton, Tiruchchirappalli (Wariol), ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Mordant dyed; Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Umbrellas; Floral; Elephants; Men; Equestrians

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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