Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

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

Black silk scarf or handkerchief, embroidered at borders with scrolls of gold-wrapped thread, leaves in the corners and four rows of inscriptions in the centre, in gold-wrapped thread.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven, embroidered with gold-wrapped thread
Brief description
Textile, embroidered silk scarf, Agra, ca. 1867.
Physical description
Black silk scarf or handkerchief, embroidered at borders with scrolls of gold-wrapped thread, leaves in the corners and four rows of inscriptions in the centre, in gold-wrapped thread.
Dimensions
  • Length: 85cm
  • Width: 79cm
Marks and inscriptions
(inscription in Arabic characters on field (undeciphered))
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Subjects depicted
Other number
6126 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
05758(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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