About this object

A piece of very fine undyed calico blocked printed with an alternating red and black diamond design. The stamp of the cotton company has resisted the dye and can be seen at various points across the fabric.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    Around 1880
  • Materials
    Pigment; 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
    330 mm x 972 mm
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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