A pink cotton ghagra

Unknown maker

  • Date: Early 20th century
  • Dimensions: L. 83 cm, Waist 80 cm, circumference 6000 cm (60 mts) approx.
  • Medium: Woven cotton
  • Region: North India
  • Museum number: TXT.00896

A flared ghagra in pink plain cotton weave decorated with purple edging. The skirt is constructed from approximately 300 kalis gathered into a narrow purple silk waistband at the top and selvage edge with a yellow band. The bottom is backed with plain red cotton fabric.

Gift from Francesca Galloway, London.

By the Same Artist/Maker

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