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Cape

  • Object:

    Mantle

  • Date:

    early 17th century

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidered linen with tussar silk

  • Museum number:

    1016-1877

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panels of linen embroidered with tussar silk in chain stitch.

Date

early 17th century

Materials and Techniques

embroidered linen with tussar silk

Descriptive line

Textiles, cape, cambric silk, embroidered, Bengal, for the Portuguese market.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.39, pl. 21.
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Techniques

Embroidered

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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