Not currently on display at the V&A

Jacket

ca. 1855-1879 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Jacket or blouse, yellow or orange silk with floss silk embroidery around the neck, arms and on the back. Not sewn together at sides.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk, woven and embroidered
Brief description
Textile, embroidered silk jacket, Sindh, ca. 1855-1879.
Physical description
Jacket or blouse, yellow or orange silk with floss silk embroidery around the neck, arms and on the back. Not sewn together at sides.
Dimensions
  • Neck to hem length: 54cm
  • Wrist to wrist, across shoulders width: 67cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, clothing, once finished.
Collection
Accession number
6042(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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