Textil Art from India. Embroidered Bobinet Scarf, 19th c.

Bobinet, Scarf, India, Textil, Art, Design, India
Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India.

Textil Art.

Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India.

Museum of the East India Company, London.

Source: Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures Exhibition, Manchester. Edited by J. B. Waring. Chromo lithographed by F. Bedford. The drawings on wood by R. Dudley, 1858.


Note:  The peculiar shape of a richly endowed mummy. Necropolis of Ancon.

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