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Grass Mat

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    IPN.2628

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular grass mat with alternating stripes of yellow and black, and pink and white chevron designs. The free, uncut ends of the grass strips are left lying on the reverse.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Dimensions

Width: 89 cm, Length: 171 cm

Object history note

Probably transferred from the India Museum or bought in 1881-2. May be part of a group of ten grass mats originally numbered 4370 to 4379(IS).

Descriptive line

Grass mat, with woven geometric patterns in stripes, India, 19th century; Textiles; Basketry

Materials

Grass

Techniques

Basketry

Categories

Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; Textiles; India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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