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Banjara Man's Waistcoat

Waistcoat ot jacket from among Banjaras, India. Early 20th century. Waistcoat ot jacket from among Banjaras, India. Early 20th century. © The Trustees of the British Museum, acc. no. As1933,0715.317.

The British Museum in London houses a man's waistcoat that is made of cotton and decorated with embroidery, mainly with geometric motifs. It is attributed to Banjaras from Central India. The garment measures 75 by 24 cm (excl. shoulder straps). It dates to the early twentieth century or before.

British Museum online catalogue (retrieved 9 January 2017).

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