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Girdle

Girdle

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered muslin with silk and silver threads

  • Museum number:

    IM.26-1936

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Girdle (patka) of embroidered muslin with silk and silver threads in satin stitch and couching. Broad end borders and narrow sides. With rows of fan-shaped flowers on the end borders. Pattern in green and yellow.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered muslin with silk and silver threads

Descriptive line

Girdle (patka) of embroidered muslin with silk and silver threads, India, 17th century.

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

p.45, pl. 28
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Materials

Muslin

Techniques

Embroidered

Categories

Images Online; Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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