Explore the CollectionTextile Fragment

Measurements
53cm x 10cm
Place of Origin
India
Registration Number
2021-024
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Chain Stitch,Herringbone Stitch,Shisha Work,Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Textile Fragments,

Physical Description

Red sash-like decorated fragment cut from a larger piece. Cotton ground fabric with both small shisha mirrors and unusual, large, metal framed shisha mirrors. The large mirrors are attached via holes pierced in the metal frames. Multicoloured silk thread used for the small repeat lozenge borders and the stylised flowers and foliage. Orange, red, green and black threads. Lined and bound along the long edges. Chain and herringbone stitches. The printed design remains incomplete.

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