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  • Place of origin:

    Swat Valley (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1880 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cotton and floss silk

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White embroidered women's dress

Place of Origin

Swat Valley (made)


c. 1880 (made)

Materials and Techniques

cotton and floss silk


Length: 92 cm, Width: 188 cm

Descriptive line

Costume, white cotton, embroidered, Hazara Panjab, c. 1880

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

pp. 132-133, ill. pl. 210
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; Women's clothes; Clothing


South & South East Asia Collection

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