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  • Place of origin:

    Bengal (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven muslin, embroidered with cotton and gold thread

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of white cotton muslin, with blue and mauve cotton embroidered bands at one end and small embroidered flower in gold thread.

Place of Origin

Bengal (possibly, made)


19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Woven muslin, embroidered with cotton and gold thread


Length: 920 cm approx., estimate, Width: 97 cm

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

Intended for use as clothing, garment.

Descriptive line

Muslin textile, India, possibly Bengal, 19th century.


Muslin; Cotton; Cotton thread; Gold thread


Woven; Embroidered

Subjects depicted



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


South & South East Asia Collection

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