Textile - Scarf, embroidered with a needle, north Indian, 19th century
From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria
- North Indian scarf [or girdle], hand-loomed of fine wool and heavily embroidered by needle at the ends and sides with multicoloured silk thread surrounding the central rectangular black field. The highly detailed embroidery includes stylised images of foliage and flowers. There is old damage to parts of the textile.
- L 250 x W 49 cm
- women's clothing, indian embroidery, shawls, scarfs
- The embroidered scarf was donated to the Kew Historical Society by Janet Gibson.
- 19th century
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