hand-drawn resist and mordant dyed, handspun and woven cotton; design shows a delicate scrolling vine with carnations and other flowers against a finely dotted background; coloration and design are in the Mughal or Jaipur style; central field of scrolling foliage with red and light blue flowers in various forms, with ground of red circles; similar bands at each end; zigzag elements with similar flowers and red at each short end

Kain sembagi, 17th-early 18th century

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Details
Title
Kain sembagi
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2018.50.30
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hand-drawn resist and mordant dyed, handspun and woven cotton; design shows a delicate scrolling vine with carnations and other flowers against a finely dotted background; coloration and design are in the Mughal or Jaipur style; central field of scrolling foliage with red and light blue flowers in various forms, with ground of red circles; similar bands at each end; zigzag elements with similar flowers and red at each short end