Man's Waist Sash (Patka)

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Man's Waist Sash (Patka)

India, probably Lucknow, early 19th century
Costumes; Accessories
Cotton plain weave with metallic thread embroidery, beetle-wing sequins, silk braid, with metallic-thread fringe
132 1/4 × 24 3/4 in. (335.92 × 62.87 cm)
From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.71.1.38)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Esguerra, Clarissa, and Michaela Hansen. Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2022.
  • Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966.