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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    Ahmedabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver wire, flattened

  • Museum number:

    6314(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of flattened silver wire.

Place of Origin

Ahmedabad (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver wire, flattened

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm bundle approx., Width: <1 mm wire

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles. Slip book entry notes, 'for embroidery'.

Descriptive line

Textile, flattened silver wire, Ahmedabad, ca. 1855

Materials

Silver wire

Techniques

Flattened; Drawn

Categories

Textiles; Metalwork; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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