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Dress piece

  • Place of origin:

    Dhaka (made)

  • Date:

    c.1880 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, woven (jamdani work)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sari of white muslin with coloured supplementary cotton wefts

Place of Origin

Dhaka (made)


c.1880 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, woven (jamdani work)


:, Length: 328 cm, width: 86 cm

Object history note

1883 Register entry: DRESS PIECE. Muslin. The centre figured with a conventional floral design in red and blue. Double borders in the same colour. Each corner contains cones. Dacca. L. 11 ft.. W. 2 ft. 10 in. Bought, 7s. 6d. 665. IS 1883

Historical context note

Intended for use as garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Sari, muslin with supplementary weft decoration (jamdani), Dhaka, c.1880; Textiles; Costume





Subjects depicted

Stripes; Buta


Textiles; Clothing; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; Costumes


South & South East Asia Collection

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