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  • Place of origin:

    Sindh (made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton with floss silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Eley and Mrs G. L. Warren

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's shawl (abochhini) of embroidered cotton with floss silk in satin stitch. White ground.

Place of Origin

Sindh (made)


mid 20th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton with floss silk

Descriptive line

Woman's shawl (abochhini) of embroidered cotton with floss silk, Sindh, Pakistan, mid-20th century

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

p. 21, cat. no 109, ill. p. 110
Indian embroidery / Rosemary Crill ; photography by Richard Davis. London: V&A Publications, 1999 Number: 185177310X, 1851772944 (pbk.)

Subjects depicted

Circles (plane figures)


Images Online; Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery


South & South East Asia Collection

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