Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1869 (made)
Place of origin

Fragment of yellow silk, with woven red bands.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textile, fragment of orange silk, Central Asia, ca. 1869.
Physical description
Fragment of yellow silk, with woven red bands.
  • Length: 80cm
  • Width: 68cm
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Part of an ethnological collection from Central Asia acquired by Mr. R. B. Shaw in 1869.
Historical context
The complete piece would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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