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Garland

ca. 1855-1879 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Long garland, made of shapes (probably wooden) covered with silk and decorated with various kinds of gold thread and sequins and fringes. A medallion shape at the top, and a flower design in gold-wrapped thread and turquoise beads, surrounded by fringes.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven silk, embroidered with gold and gold-wrapped thread, sequins and beads, possibly on wood
Brief description
Textile, garland, silk, gold-wrapped thread embroidery, Lucknow, ca. 1855-1879
Physical description
Long garland, made of shapes (probably wooden) covered with silk and decorated with various kinds of gold thread and sequins and fringes. A medallion shape at the top, and a flower design in gold-wrapped thread and turquoise beads, surrounded by fringes.
Dimensions
  • Length: 152cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
5898(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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