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Trimming

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    c.1855 (made)

  • Museum number:

    05955(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of red cotton fabric, couched with metal strip and applied domed metal embellishments (katori), edged with silver strip and silk ribbon (gota)

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

c.1855 (made)

Dimensions

Width: 2.3 cm Width of strip, Length: 13.8 cm Length of bundle, Width: 6.4 cm Width of bundle

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 564: 'Tinsel Trimming / Delhi / 1855 / Purchased / for Ornamenting Garments'

Descriptive line

Bundle of red cotton strip embroidered metal embellishments (katori), metal strips and ribbon (gota), Delhi, c.1855; Textiles

Materials

Cotton; Metal; Metal strip; Ribbon

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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