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Wire

  • Place of origin:

    Malwa (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold wire, flattened

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Sir R. Hamilton.

  • Museum number:

    6289(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of flattened gold wire.

Place of Origin

Malwa (made)

Date

ca. 1851 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold wire, flattened

Dimensions

Length: 16 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.

Descriptive line

Textile, flattened gold wire, Malwa, ca. 1851

Materials

Gold wire; Gold

Techniques

Drawn; Flattened

Categories

Textiles; Tools & Equipment; Metalwork

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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