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Cover

  • Place of origin:

    Machilipatnam (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed, resist-dyed and mordant-dyed

  • Museum number:

    IS.326-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete square cover, cotton, resist-dyed and mordant-dyed, block printed on both sides, with one side overprinted with gold. Central panel with floral trellis on a dark blue ground and a central medallion. Borders on all four sides with floral butis on dark blue gound. Fringes at both ends. made up of one selvedge to selvedge width.

Place of Origin

Machilipatnam (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed, resist-dyed and mordant-dyed

Dimensions

Length: 156 cm including fringes, Width: 145 cm

Historical context note

For use as a cover, a household object.

Descriptive line

Textile, cover, block printed, resist-dyed and mordant-dyed, with gold, Machilipatnam, ca. 1890

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Block printed; Resist dyed; Dyed; Woven

Subjects depicted

Floral; Buta; Trellis; Medallion

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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