About this object

One register sample of a block printed design on thin undyed calico, featuring a mother bird in foliage with a moth in her beak in deep pink and black.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    Around 1880
  • Materials
    Ink; Fibre Textile Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss Jessie Brown
  • Collector
    Jessie Vera Lawford Brown
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal: Kathmandu
  • Date collected
    Before 1965
  • Measurements
    605 mm x 355 mm
  • Note
    Inventory notes this as dating to the 1880s and other pieces from this date suggest they belonged to Jessie Brown's mother.
  • Related people

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Object view = Humanities
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