Textiles & Related Items

Single, large tassel on rope braid

Price: £18.00

Fabric remnants from BBC, blue velvet curtains: various sizes

Price: £5.00 each

19th century: tiny, knitted doll's cardigan

Price: £12.00

1906: a sari length of fine cotton, and a turban length of indigo blue cotton, gifted by the Indian Spinning & Weaving Association to the Earl of Minto during his tenure as the Viceroy and Governor-General of India (1905-1910).  

A letter on headed paper from the Government House, Calcutta accompanying these is dated 22 December 1906.

Gilbert John Eliot-Murray-Kynynmound was the 4th Earl of Minto, KG GCSI GCMG GCIE PC (9 July 1845-1 March 1914).  He was a British aristocrat and politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the eighth since Canadian Confederation, and as Viceroy and Governor-General of India, the country's 17th.

Price: £500.00

Collection of small, hand embroidered panels (fabric from Kashmir, Northern India).

Price: £28.00 each

 

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