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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 1930ís
Date Accessioned 1979
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Toran - Panel to hang above a doorway
General Description Multicoloured, predominantly magenta, embroidered Toran from the Hindu Mahajan merchant community, to hang above a doorway. The hanging panels represent mango leaves.
Cultural Context near Bhavnagar in Gujarat India
Id Number Current Accession 6106
Subject Indian toran
Material Silk on handspun
Visual Information Various patterns
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Bought from Joss Graham £85
Technique Hand embroidered, Hand made
 

 

 

 

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