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Mosquito Netting

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

Length of dark red wild silk net in a gauze weave, used for mosquito netting.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven silk
Brief description
Mosquito netting, dark red wild silk in a gauze weave, Murshidabad or Bankura, West Bengal, c.1855
Physical description
Length of dark red wild silk net in a gauze weave, used for mosquito netting.
Dimensions
  • Width: 74cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879. India Museum Slip book entry 3395: 'Wild Silk Musquito Gauze / Moorshedabad or Bancorah / 55 / claret-coloured'.



Other number
3395 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
8812(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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