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  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (made)

  • Date:

    c.1881-1882 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of coarse cotton, resist- and mordant- block printed with small sprigs in red, white and black on a blue ground. Cut at both ends.

Place of Origin

Delhi (made)


c.1881-1882 (made)


Width: 55 cm, Length: 608 cm

Object history note

1883 Register entry: 'CLOTH. Cotton. Printed with repeating sprig pattern in red and black on a blue ground. Delhi. 19th cent. L. 20 ft. 7 in., W. 1 ft. 10.5 in. Bought (Nos 1603-7) 1 pound 6 s. and 3 d. 1604. - 1883. (IS).'

Descriptive line

Textiles, coarse cotton block printed with flowers in black, red and white on a blue ground, Delhi, c.1881-1882; Textiles




Resist printing; Block printing


Textiles; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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