Not currently on display at the V&A

Scarf

1855 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Length of unbleached muslin, with embroidered borders and ends in coloured, untwisted silks with flower and foliage design. Embroidery features three rows of flowers and leaves enclosed in buta patterns.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven muslin, embroidered with silk
Brief Description
Textile, scarf, cotton muslin, embroidered, Dhaka, 1855.
Physical Description
Length of unbleached muslin, with embroidered borders and ends in coloured, untwisted silks with flower and foliage design. Embroidery features three rows of flowers and leaves enclosed in buta patterns.
Dimensions
  • Length: 282cm
  • Width: 64cm
Finishing fringe removed.
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. 1880 Register Entry: [Case 15] '0417. MUSLIN SCARF. Embroidered with floss silks; Dacca. 3222'
Historical context
For use as a garment.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
3222 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession Number
0417(IS)

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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