Not currently on display at the V&A

Textile

ca. 1855 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Length of red silk, striped with bands of yellow floral motif alterrnating with black and yellow stripes, with a fine yellow stripe on either side. Narrow yellow bands at ends. Complete piece.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textile, cut length of striped silk, Tiruchchirappalli, ca. 1855.
Physical description
Length of red silk, striped with bands of yellow floral motif alterrnating with black and yellow stripes, with a fine yellow stripe on either side. Narrow yellow bands at ends. Complete piece.
Dimensions
  • Length: 178cm (maximum)
  • Width: 86cm (maximum)
cut piece
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Subjects depicted
Other number
11,697 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
7208(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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