Not currently on display at the V&A

Garment Piece

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

Cut length of silk, with small black, white and red checks throughout.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textiles, checked silk garment piece, Thanjavur, ca. 1855.
Physical description
Cut length of silk, with small black, white and red checks throughout.
Dimensions
  • Length: 686cm (approx., maximum)
  • Width: 56cm (maximum)
cut piece
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
The complete object would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Subject depicted
Other number
3700 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
7142(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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