Not currently on display at the V&A


1855 (made)
Place of origin

Trousers, red silk with white and green stripes

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven silk
Brief description
Trousers (paijama), red silk with white and green stripes, Lahore, 1855; Textile
Physical description
Trousers, red silk with white and green stripes
  • Waist to ankle length: 99cm
  • Waist width: 85cm
Object history
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 3766: 'Male Clothing / Lahore / 55 / Cashmere Choga / White Robe & Red Satin Tunic & also Red Silk drawers Silk Strings attached'. 1880 Register entry: '05643. CHOGA. Scarlet cashmere, embroidered with gold. Robe, white muslin, embroidered with gold. Tunic, red satin. "Pyjamas," striped red silk with silk strings; Lahore"
Associated objects
Bibliographic reference
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 pp. 96-97, pl. 154
Other number
3766 - India Museum Slip Book
Accession number

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Record createdNovember 11, 2002
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