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Textile

Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Machilipatnam (made)

  • Date:

    18th century-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. Baker

  • Museum number:

    IS.72-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile (dastarkhan) of painted cotton. The long rectangular field contains three medallions, and one half medallion at each end. The intervening spaces are filled with floral stems. A band surrounding the field contains Islamic inscriptions. Used as a floorspread for meals.

Place of Origin

Machilipatnam (made)

Date

18th century-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted cotton

Dimensions

Length: 212 in, Width: 34.5 in

Descriptive line

Textile (dastarkhan) of painted cotton, Machilipatnam, 18th century-19th century

Categories

Textiles; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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