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Kalamkari

ca. 1980 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Kalamkari hanging of printed and painted cotton. Colours are mainly in blue, yellow,red and black on a white undyed ground. Scenes from the life of Christ are depicted in horizontal strips accompanied by a script, arranged around a large central scene of Christ in Majesty.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed and painted cotton
Brief Description
Kalamkari hanging of printed and painted cotton, made by Sri Jonnalagadda Gurappa Chetty, Kalahasti, ca. 1980
Physical Description
Kalamkari hanging of printed and painted cotton. Colours are mainly in blue, yellow,red and black on a white undyed ground. Scenes from the life of Christ are depicted in horizontal strips accompanied by a script, arranged around a large central scene of Christ in Majesty.
Dimensions
  • Length: 317cm
  • Width: 227.5cm
  • Top edge width: 3600mm
  • Bottom edge width: 3585mm
  • Proper right length: 1692mm
  • Proper left length: 1687mm
  • Weighed on roller weight: 14kg
Collection
Accession Number
IS.1-1983

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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