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Trimming

  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    c.1855 (made)

  • Museum number:

    6221(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bundle of red silk ribbon embroidered with metal strips and metal-wrapped thread, sequins, edged with metal and silk ribbon (gota) and tinsel fringe, with white cotton backing

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)

Date

c.1855 (made)

Dimensions

Width: 6.5 cm Strip, Length: 36 cm Bundle, Width: 26 Bundle

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Listed in 1880 book under Box 88 (Gold and Silver Tissue Ribbons, Heavy trimmings, etc.), no further information listed. Slip number 4034: 'Gold and Silver Trimming / Delhi / 55 / Taken from Muslin / Injured by Whet[?]'

Descriptive line

Bundle of red silk ribbon embroidered with metal-wrapped thread, sequins, and metal-strip, edged with metal and silk ribbon (gota) and tinsel fringe, Delhi, c.1855;Textiles

Materials

Silk textile; Cotton; Metal-wrapped thread; Sequins; Metal strip; Tinsel

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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