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Waistsash

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

Complete waistsash, undyed cotton field, with red stamp featuring lion and snake in the field, side borders of red, white and green silk and metal-wrapped thread. End borders of metal-wrapped thread and red and green silk horizontal bands.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Cotton, silk and metal-wrapped thread, woven
Brief description
Waistsash, undyed cotton with silk and gold borders, Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, ca. 1867
Physical description
Complete waistsash, undyed cotton field, with red stamp featuring lion and snake in the field, side borders of red, white and green silk and metal-wrapped thread. End borders of metal-wrapped thread and red and green silk horizontal bands.
Dimensions
  • Width: 71cm
  • Length: 600cm (approx.)
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879. India Museum Slip book entry 5592: 'Waistband / Chunderee Central India / 1867 / Original nos.18 / white muslin with gold & red silk borders / Price £6-3-6'.
Historical context
Intended for use as garment, clothing.
Other number
5592 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
9637(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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