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Textile

Textile

  • Place of origin:

    Chamba (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin, embroidered

  • Museum number:

    IS.2098-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Muslin ruma, embroidered in double-satin-stitch in white and shades of blue, red, yellow, green and gold. The design in the field illustrates Krishna's dance with the Gopis; the borders are filled wtih continuous floral stems.

Place of Origin

Chamba (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Muslin, embroidered

Descriptive line

Textiles, rumal, muslin, Chamba, late 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 221, cat. no. 1068
The art of India and Pakistan, a commemorative catalogue of the exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1947-8. Edited by Sir Leigh Ashton. London: Faber and Faber, [1950]

Materials

Muslin

Techniques

Embroidered

Categories

Textiles; Hinduism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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