Textile

ca. 1880 (made)
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Place Of Origin

Square white muslin textile, embroidered in white cotton thread. Four large corner buta (cone motifs) and a central medallion, with floral field design and floral meander borders. All over embroidery of flowers and plants.


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Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Muslin, woven, embroidered with cotton
Brief Description
Embroidered muslin textile, possibly scarf, Sultanpur, near Lucknow, ca. 1880.
Physical Description
Square white muslin textile, embroidered in white cotton thread. Four large corner buta (cone motifs) and a central medallion, with floral field design and floral meander borders. All over embroidery of flowers and plants.
Dimensions
  • Length: 135in
  • Width: 18in
  • Length: 94cm
  • Width: 94cm
Historical context
Intended for use as clothing, garment.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)p. 58, cat. no. 47
Collection
Accession Number
IS.981-1883

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record createdMarch 27, 2003
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