sample (textileworking: weaving); textile

Length of woven banding depicting gold-coloured confronting birds (peacocks) - with a green eye - on a pink ground. The repeated bird motif is achieved using gold metal-wrapped thread as a supplementary warp on a warp- faced tabby ground. The bird motif is bordered at each side by a row of chevrons (also woven with gold metal-wrapped thread) enclosed by a green line. [Textile] Attached handwritten label reads: ' Ahmedabad List no 94. One piece of gold and silk work. 1 yard long. Proce Rs. 2. 2- ".'

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