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Man's shoulder cloth

Man's shoulder cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Bhutan (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded cotton

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's shoulder cloth of brocaded cotton. Made up of three panels hand-sewn together. The outer two panels have a striped design in the supplementary warp brocading technique, using black, white and red cotton with areas of blue wefts. The central panel has a design of diamonds in black and red on a white ground using the supplementary weft brocading technique. Unfinished fringes, loosely knotted.

Place of Origin

Bhutan (made)


20th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Brocaded cotton


Width: 51.5 cm, Length: 254 cm including fringes

Descriptive line

Man's shoulder cloth of brocaded cotton, Bhutan, 20th century


Textiles; Men's clothes


South & South East Asia Collection

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