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Appliqué and embroidered panel from Orissa, India

Appliqé and embroidered panel from Orissa, India (TRC 2018.0297) Appliqé and embroidered panel from Orissa, India (TRC 2018.0297)

The TRC Leiden houses a modern large, red, embroidered and appliqué panel from Pipli, Bhubaneshwar, in Orissa, India. It measures 88 x 88 cm. It is made of factory produced velvet cloth, hand embroidered with chain stitch, laisy daisy stitchsatin stitch and mirror work.

It has a central design of two large peacocks enclosed in a circlular border with stylised flowers. In the corner of the squares are ornate floral forms in black and white.

Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. 2018.0279.

WV, 16th April 2018

Last modified on Monday, 16 April 2018 17:59