Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1855 (made)
Place of origin

Skein of fine flattened silver wire, tied with silk thread.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silver wire, flattened, silk thread
Brief description
Textile, flattened silver wire, Agra, ca. 1855
Physical description
Skein of fine flattened silver wire, tied with silk thread.
  • Skein length: 21cm (approx.)
  • Wire width: <1mm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use in embellishments for textiles.
Other number
11,523 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession number

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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