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Kashmir Coat

Kashmir coat with gold thread embroidery. 19th century. Kashmir coat with gold thread embroidery. 19th century. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. IPN.2618.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London houses a nineteenth century Kashmir coat made of black wool with gold thread embroidery. The embroidery includes the paisley motif.

The coat may be compared to the garment worn by the Afghan leader, Ghulam Haidar Khan, around AD 1840. See the relevant entry.

V&A online catalogue  (retrieved 10 December 2016).

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