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  • Place of origin:

    Coromandel Coast (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted and dyed cotton

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vestment made of painted and dyed cotton. Painting of The Deposition occupies the centre. Made under Armenian patronage.

Place of Origin

Coromandel Coast (made)


18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted and dyed cotton


Height: 139 cm, Length: 56.5 in, Width: 23 in maximum

Descriptive line

Vestment made of painted and dyed cotton, Coromandel Coast, 18th century

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

Swallow, Deborah and John Guy eds. Arts of India: 1550-1900. text by Rosemary Crill, John Guy, Veronica Murphy, Susan Stronge and Deborah Swallow. London : V&A Publications, 1990. 240 p., ill. ISBN 1851770224, p.166, pl.144.
p.130, cat. no. 188, pl. 156
Irwin, John and Katherine Brett, Origins of Chintz, London, 1970. With a catalogue of Indo-European cotton-paintings in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. ISBN 112900534.

Subjects depicted



Textiles; Religion; Ecclesiastical textiles; Clothing


South & South East Asia Collection

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