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Dakmanta (Cloth Used for Skirt)

20th Century

Indian Museum, Kolkata

Indian Museum, Kolkata

It is a green cotton cloth having broad designed borders. Three rows of geometric designs are woven with white thread are present on the borders. Floral designs, made by multi coloured thread, are present allover the body at regular interval. Two ends have three rows of woven designs. It is used by the Garo female.

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  • Title: Dakmanta (Cloth Used for Skirt)
  • Date: 20th Century
  • Location: Garo hills, Meghalaya, India.
  • Physical Dimensions: Length- 79 cm, Width- 103 cm.
  • Type: Textiles

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