Textile cover for whisk. Embroidered Kathipu?
- Found/Acquired: India
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
10 October 1993
Reason for treatment
Repair top binding by couching onto support. remove original stitching where necessary and retain.
Casing at top damaged in several areas - holes and losses, original stitching coming loose. A few small holes in main part of object.
Damaged areas backed with cotton lawn (pre-dyed with Solophenyl cellulose dyes) and secured by stitching with single strands of silk thread (pre-dyed with Lanaset protein dyes). Holes secured by whipping edges with silk thread. N.B. Repair does not interfere with function of casing, but area is weakened by damage, and should be handled with care.
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Object reference number: RRI11740
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