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2014 (made)
Place of origin

Cotton coat printed with Mughal-inspired poppy design.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Block printed and quilted cotton.
Brief description
Mughal-inspired poppy coat, block-printed cotton, designed by Brigitte Singh, Jaipur, 2014
Physical description
Cotton coat printed with Mughal-inspired poppy design.
  • Height: 1120mm
  • Cuff to cuff width: 1390mm (Note: Width of arms outstretched )
Gallery label
  • MUGHAL-INSPIRED COAT In the 1980s, designer Brigitte Singh was given a 17th-century Mughal textile by her father-in-law. Inspired by its poppy design, she worked with skilled block-makers and printers to recreate high-quality block-printing. Today, her studio specialises in reproducing Mughal motifs on furnishings and garments, such as this coat. Designed by Brigitte Singh (b.1955) Block-printed cotton Jaipur, Rajasthan, 2014 Given by Brigitte Singh V&A: IS. 15-2015 (03/10/2015 - 10/03/2015)
Credit line
Given by Brigitte Singh
Subject depicted
Accession number
IS. 15-2015

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Record createdFebruary 10, 2015
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