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  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    1867 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold-wrapped silk thread

  • Museum number:

    6291(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Three joined skeins of gold-wrapped thread.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)

Date

1867 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold-wrapped silk thread

Dimensions

Length: 21 cm bundle, Width: 0.75 cm bundle

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Original price 2 Indian Rupees 4 Annas 'for 4 Mashas weight' (slip book entry).

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.

Descriptive line

Textile, skeins, gold-wrapped thread, Hyderabad, probably 1867

Materials

Silk thread; Gold-wrapped thread; Gold

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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