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Wrapped Garment

ca. 1867 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Textiles, fine cotton with gold-wrapped thread red decorative bands at one end, side border of red and green silk with red and white vertical stripes. All pieces have side border and part of one end border.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Textile
  • Shawl
  • Textile
  • Shawl
  • Wrapped Garment
Materials and techniques
Cotton, gold-wrapped thread and silk, woven
Brief description
Wrapped garment, white cotton with silk borders, Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, ca. 1867
Physical description
Textiles, fine cotton with gold-wrapped thread red decorative bands at one end, side border of red and green silk with red and white vertical stripes. All pieces have side border and part of one end border.
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879. India Museum Slip book: 'Sheet wearing apparel / Chunderee Central India / 1867 / Original nos. 19 / Price £5-6-6'.
Historical context
Complete pieces would have been intended for use as garments, clothing.
Other number
5676 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
7233(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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