Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

ca. 1855 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Scarf, cream cotton net with cream silk thread embroidery, all-over small flower motifs, borders of scrolling plants and a large floral buta at each end.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven cotton net, silk thread embroidery
Brief Description
Net scarf with whitework embroidery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, ca. 1855
Physical Description
Scarf, cream cotton net with cream silk thread embroidery, all-over small flower motifs, borders of scrolling plants and a large floral buta at each end.
Dimensions
  • Length: 126cm
  • Width: 54cm
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. India Museum Slip book 2751: 'Net Scarf / Madras / 55 / Embroidered throughout / for [illegible]'.
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
2751 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession Number
6195(IS)

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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