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Cover

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855-1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton, block printed and dyed

  • Museum number:

    5451(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cover, block printed and dyed cotton, the field has a large latticework of leaves with stylised flowers in the centre, surrounded by bands of armed horsemen, decorative borders and a large border of swags and flowers. The design is in red and black, on a white ground. Complete piece.

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

ca. 1855-1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton, block printed and dyed

Dimensions

Length: 212 cm, Width: 146 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Descriptive line

Textile, cover, floral trellis design, block printed cotton, South India, ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven; Block printed; Dyed

Subjects depicted

Latticework; Flowers; Swags; Equestrians

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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