Fragment thumbnail 1
Not currently on display at the V&A

Fragment

ca. 1855 (made)
Place of origin

Length of silk, horizontally striped in blue and silver-coloured thread.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textile, length of silk, Thanjavur, ca. 1855.
Physical description
Length of silk, horizontally striped in blue and silver-coloured thread.
Dimensions
  • Length: 724cm (approx.)
  • Width: 60cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
The complete piece would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Subject depicted
Other number
3166 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
7155(IS)

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

Record createdJune 25, 2009
Record URL
Download as: JSONIIIF Manifest