Print this page

Banjara Dowry Bag

Embroidered dowry bag from among the Banjaras in Central India. Embroidered dowry bag from among the Banjaras in Central India. © The Trustees of the British Museum, acc. no. As1986,09.29.

The British Museum in London houses a dowry bag that is made of cotton and decorated with embroidery and shells. It is attributed to Banjaras from Central India. The bag measures 42 by 42 cm. The object was acquired in 1986.

British Museum online catalogue (retrieved 9 January 2017).

WV

Last modified on Monday, 09 January 2017 18:52