Hand Embroidered Boy’s Coat

This heavily embellished velvet jacket would have been worn by a boy, from a wealthy Muslim family in Gujarat. The jacket is decorated with fine gold-plated silver thread zardozi embroidery.

Date/Period
Early 20th century
Region
Gujarat, India
Dimension
Object size: 73 x 111 cm
Accession No.
2015-02155
Material
Velvet and silver wire
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Category
Garments and Accessories