Sarrasa: a group of nine Indian textiles made for export to Indonesia by Various artists

These nine Indian trade textiles represent the luxury end of the vast textile trade that flourished between India and Indonesia from medieval times onwards.


Details

Medium:
Cotton
Art Fund grant:
£13,735 ( Total: £54,942)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Textile Arts Inc, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Their designs can be linked to Indian manuscript painting of the 15th century.

Provenance

Textile Arts Inc. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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