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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Creator East India Co. (stamp on right sleeve)
Date 18th C V&A suggest 1780 1708 on note attached
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile garment
Function Clothing - cut off top of dress lined and probably altered - the collar does not seem correct.
General Description Trailing stems forming diamond spaces which have four different flower motifs in their centres.
Cultural Context India
Id Number Current Accession 8061
Subject bodice
Measurements Dimensions 30 x 94 centimetres
Material Cotton
Visual Information Floral pattern
Cultural Notes Indian cloth made for the European market
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Originally Phyllis Barron 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 mordants, Hand painted wax with a fine reed pen , Hand spun
Weave Plain weave
Process Iron black



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