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Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1872 (made)
Place of origin

Cut piece of brown silk.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textile, cut piece of silk, Malda, ca. 1872.
Physical description
Cut piece of brown silk.
  • Length: 136cm (maximum)
  • Width: 76cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
The complete piece was probably intended for use as a garment, clothiing.
Other number
11,706 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession number

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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