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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 18th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Probably part of bed furnishing (lining possibly part of a garment see embroidery end of slit)
General Description 18th C. Indian painted cotton, with very fine linen French? lining. Wide spaced flower motifs (roses, carnations) and trailing stems.
Cultural Context India (lining probably French)
Id Number Current Accession 8038
Subject Indian painted cloth
Measurements Dimensions 289 x 37 centimetres
Material Cotton, Linen lining
Visual Information Floral pattern
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Barron and Larcher collection
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Robin and Heather Tanner Chippenham Wilts
Technique Hand painted Indian, Hand spun, Hand woven
Weave Plain weave
Process Hand painted mordant followed by dying in madder

 

 

 

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