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  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-wrapped silk thread, and silk thread

  • Museum number:

    6351(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skeins of silver-wrapped thread bound with red silk thread.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-wrapped silk thread, and silk thread

Dimensions

Length: 11 cm bundle approx., Width: 3.5 cm bundle maximum

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, silver-wrapped thread, silk thread, India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Silver-wrapped thread; Silk thread

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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