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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold wire, flattened

  • Museum number:

    0898(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of flattened gold wire. Likely to be silver, gilded.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold wire, flattened

Dimensions

Length: 5 cm bundle approx., Diameter: 2.5 mm approx.

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [ Room 8. Case 40] '0898. GOLD THREAD. Reel of. 157'

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, gold wire, India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Gold wire; Gold

Techniques

Drawn; Flattened

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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