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Not currently on display at the V&A


c.1867 (made)
Place of origin

Object details
Object type
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Scarf
  • Scarf
  • Scarf
  • Scarf
  • Scarf (Costume Accessory)
Materials and techniques
cotton field, with warp ikat and silk warps
Brief description
Fragment of a sari, dark blue with white flecks in warp ikat within magenta checks, deep yellow borders, Chitradurga, c.1867; Textiles; Women's Clothes
  • Width: 111cm
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 5523: 'Woman's garment / Checkrapetty Cordcuoully / Chituldroog, Mysore / Price Rs.15 / 1867 / Original nos. 202'
Bibliographic reference
Indian ikat textiles / Rosemary Crill. London: V&A Publications, 1998 Number: 1851772421p. 76, pl. 57
Other number
5523 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession number

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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