Explore the CollectionWaistcoat

47cm x 96cm around
Place of Origin
Jammu and Kashmir
Historical Period/Date
20th Century
Registration Number
Leatherwork,Surface Stitchery,
Costume - Men,Waistcoats,

Physical Description

A man's sleeveless vest made of goat skin with the long haired fleece on the inside. The brown leather on the outside has been embroidered allover with silk. There is a stylized flower / tree-of-life design in pink and buff on the back with the whole of the background worked with small oval spots in brown. There is an embroidered band around the outer edge. An additional strip of fleece has been stitched around the outer edge.

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