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Neckpiece

Neckpiece

  • Place of origin:

    Maharashtra (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton

  • Museum number:

    IS.477-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Neck piece of embroidered cotton with silk and added cowrie shells.

Place of Origin

Maharashtra (made)

Date

20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton

Dimensions

Length: 35.5 cm, Width: 26 cm

Descriptive line

Embroidered cotton neck piece with applied cowrie shells, Maharashtra, 20th century

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

p. 22, cat. no. 134, ill. p. 133
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Production Note

Banjara Community

Materials

Cotton; Cowrie shells; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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