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Grass Mat

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular grass mat with pattern of alternating stripes of chevron and lattice design in yellow, white, purple and brown. The free, uncut of ends of the grass are left lying on the reverse.

Place of Origin

India (made)


19th century (made)


Width: 105 cm, Length: 160 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






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


South & South East Asia Collection

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