Not currently on display at the V&A

Wrapped Garment

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

Lungi (man's wrapped garment), cotton and silk, white with a very small blue check and blue borders, the ends have bands of gold-wrapped thread with fine blue and black cotton stripes.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven cotton, silk and gold-wrapped thread
Brief description
Textile, man's wrapped garment (lungi), woven silk, cotton and gold-wrapped thread, Peshawar, ca. 1855-1879
Physical description
Lungi (man's wrapped garment), cotton and silk, white with a very small blue check and blue borders, the ends have bands of gold-wrapped thread with fine blue and black cotton stripes.
Dimensions
  • Length: 446cm (approx.)
  • Width: 78cm
Object history
Transferred from India Museum 1879.
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, clothing.
Other number
2,894 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession number
9758(IS)

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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