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Textile

Textile

  • Place of origin:

    India (Central: the Berars, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 - ca. 1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, block printed and painted

  • Museum number:

    4969(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Square cotton textile, block printed cotton, brick red ground with undyed stylised floral motif in field. Four borders with meander and stylised leaf pattern in black on grey. The design is printed perpendicular to the direction of weave. Complete selvedge to selvedge, cut at both ends.

Place of Origin

India (Central: the Berars, made)

Date

ca. 1855 - ca. 1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, block printed and painted

Marks and inscriptions

'N/INDIA/THE BERARS/Class VIII/Heading .../No. 332b
At top, handwritten: 'No. 539/2261'
circular paper label, stuck to front of object

Dimensions

Length: 61.5 cm, Width: 62 cm selvedge to selvedge

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Descriptive line

Textile, square cover or wrapper, printed cotton, Central India (the Berars), ca. 1855-1879

Materials

Cotton; Dye; Paint

Techniques

Block printed; Painting

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

Textiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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