About this object

A curtain made from a larger piece of cotton, printed with a wide border of repeating diamonds filled with small petalled flowers. The body of the fabric has horizontal rows of single lotus like flowers and flowering plants in pedestal vases. The centre is filled with a large repeating pattern of 'C' scrolls ending in a large petalled flower. Darned in places and the heading tape and curtain rings are still in place.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    1880 about
  • Materials
    Fibre Textile Cotton; Pigment; Copper Alloy
  • 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
    1300 mm x 810 mm
  • Note
    Label reads, 'Printed for verandah curtain from rusty nails'.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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