About this object

An piece of jamdani textile. The extremely fine white cotton muslin has a supplementary weft flower motif in yellow, red, black and green. The piece likely to have been part of a sari, has been cut and restitched to make a curtain.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Bangladesh: Dhaka
  • Date made
    1880 about
  • Materials
    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
    1125 mm x 1110 mm
  • Note
    Inventory notes this as dating to the 1880s and other pieces from this date suggest they belonged to Jessie Brown's mother. Also noted that this piece came to Nepal from Dhaka.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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