Object Title

Left dastana

Left dastana

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIA.199

Provenance

Purchased 1 April 1990.

Physical Description

It is made in one piece, folding over the top of the arm and fastened at the bottom by a modern red cord passing through ten pairs of iron loops. It has a pointed extension of the elbow, and is fiited with two onion-shaped projections for the hand. The exterior is embroidered in gold thread with an overall design of peacock feathers, the eyes picked out in kite-shaped pieces of mother-of-pearl on triangular patches of red silk embroidery. The lining is of pink cotton printed with flowers in yellow, greenish blue and black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 45.0 cm (17.7 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Bibliographic References

Paris, Gallerie ART, Splendeur des armes orientales, Paris, 1988, no. 197.

Notes

A pair to (and valued with) XXVIA.198.