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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Clothing - man's garment?
General Description Main area - repeating check pattern enclosing a small flower head. Side and end borders - very fine tiny patterns in rectangles. Red and indigo, plus originally yellow making green.
Cultural Context Southern India
Id Number Current Accession 8045
Subject Fine wax check
Material Cotton - very fine
Visual Information Square pattern
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Barron and Larcher collection - actually belonged to Dorothy Larcher who probably found it in India
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 Block printed and hand painted mordant
Weave Plain weave



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