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  • Place of origin:

    Hissar (Made)

  • Date:

    Ca. 1880 (Made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gathered skirt of dark blue cotton cloth embroidered with yellow floss silk with a pattern of stylised wheat-ears. An added waistband is of striped cotton.

Place of Origin

Hissar (Made)


Ca. 1880 (Made)


Length: 94 cm, Width: 404 cm

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

p. 21, cat. no. 124, ill. p.124
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)


Cotton (textile); Floss silk




Textiles; Embroidery; Women's clothes

Production Type



South & South East Asia Collection

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