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A Jamawar Coat

Unknown MakerEarly to mid 20th century

Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography

An ochre coloured bandh gala (closed collar), full sleeved sherwani with a woven scrolling grape vine pattern in green, red, brown and black. Lined with plain khaki cotton fabric. An early predecessor of more recent revival efforts of the art, that have turned towards innovation in its form and the encouragement of new products such as jamawar saris; or fashions unrestricted to the original shawl form.

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  • Title: A Jamawar Coat
  • Creator: Unknown Maker
  • Date Created: Early to mid 20th century
  • Physical Dimensions: L. 106 cm, Shoulder 38 cm
  • Type: Textiles
  • Medium: Wool
  • Region: North India
  • Department: Textiles, Craft & Design

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