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Textile

ca. 1854 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Complete piece, green cotton with red silk chevron design in the field, with end and side borders of metal-wrapped silk thread and red silk. Probably intended to be sewn to an identical piece to make a full garment.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven cotton, silk and metal-wrapped silk thread
Brief description
Textile, part of a wrapped garment, woven cotton, metal-wrapped and silk thread, Tatta, ca. 1854
Physical description
Complete piece, green cotton with red silk chevron design in the field, with end and side borders of metal-wrapped silk thread and red silk. Probably intended to be sewn to an identical piece to make a full garment.
Dimensions
  • Length: 320cm
  • Width: 54cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
The complete piece would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Other number
7854 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
6018(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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