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Ribbon

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold-wrapped thread, braided

  • Museum number:

    05916:1/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of ribbon made of gold-wrapped thread, braided

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold-wrapped thread, braided

Marks and inscriptions

'ENG. NAME. Gold Braid/4 yds/SYN./TAMIL. Saregay Kyre/PRODUCE OR MANUFACTURE Madras/Price per yd at 1 1/4 Rs Rupees 5/WHERE PROCURABLE Madras/REMARKS Made to Order'
Printed and handwritten paper label, attached to object.

Dimensions

Width: 4 mm braid

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book notes, 'purchased by Committee'.

Historical context note

Intended for use in embellishments for textiles. Slip book entry notes, 'made to order to goods'.

Descriptive line

Textile, ribbon, gold-wrapped thread, braided, Madras, ca. 1855

Materials

Gold-wrapped thread; Gold; Silk thread

Techniques

Braided; Plaited; Coiled; Braided

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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