About this object

An off-cut of thin calico printed with a repeating horizontal pattern of open flowers in raspberry red, black and saffron yellow. The fabric seems to have been cut from a garment as it is stitched and hemmed at certain points.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Nepalese
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    1880 about
  • 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
    1965 before
  • Measurements
    560 mm x 825 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

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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