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Woman's shirt

Woman's shirt

  • Place of origin:

    Kaghan (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton with floss silks

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's shirt (kurta) of embroidered black cotton. Embroidered on the front with floss silks in magenta, yellow, purple and green.

Place of Origin

Kaghan (made)


20th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton with floss silks


Length: 32 in, Width: 57.5 in

Descriptive line

Woman's shirt (kurta) of embroidered cotton with floss silks, Kaghan, 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 130, ill. pl. 206
Colours of the Indus : costume and textiles of Pakistan / Nasreen Askari and Rosemary Crill. London: Merrell Holberton in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997 Number: 1858940443


Textiles; Embroidery; Women's clothes


South & South East Asia Collection

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