Object Name: robe & aba
Place of Creation: Asia, India, Delhi
Accession Number: 1929.119
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Abho (robe) made from khatri black and red "tie and dye" silk, embroidered with metal thread. Fastenings on the shoulder of hand made loops and round ball button. Lining of red cotton. Geometrical and conventional pattern on front and sleeves. Bands of cheap machine-woven metal braiding down the garment and on the hem.
Height: 19 inches
Width: 42 inches