Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

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

Narrow silk scarf, red field, with large buta motifs and floral designs in the borders in red, blue and white. Borders and hems added. Complete piece.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven
Brief description
Textile, crimson silk scarf, Bangalore, ca. 1855.
Physical description
Narrow silk scarf, red field, with large buta motifs and floral designs in the borders in red, blue and white. Borders and hems added. Complete piece.
Dimensions
  • Length: 174cm
  • Width: 50cm
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 20] '0588. SCARF. Silk, crimson, with figured border; Bangalore. 3197'
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Subjects depicted
Other number
3197 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
0588(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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