About this object

Two off-cuts from the same length of thin calico (see 1965.188.5b), printed with a border of buta or flowering buds and an alternating diagonal pattern of 'C' scrolls ending in a small petal flower and a wavy vine with spikey leaves. Darned in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    1880 about
  • Materials
    Pigment; Textile Cotton; Yarn 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
    660 mm x 320 mm
  • Note
    Label reads, 'Printed from rusty nails for donor's mother on the verandah at Rookie, 1880'.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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