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No. 259: Muslin for dresses.
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No. 259: Muslin for dresses.

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Muslin for dresses. "Chikan," embroidered muslin. A fine example.


Material: Cotton

Pattern: Geometric

Decorative technique: Embroidered

Main colours: White

Use: Clothing, Women

Type: Fabric for dress

Sample cut from

Original fabric length: 9 yards 14 inches (usual length 10 yards)

Original fabric width: 33 inches

Original fabric weight (Ounces): 11

Price: 3l. 18s.


From: Dhaka, Dhaka District, Bangladesh

City: Dhaka

Area: Dhaka District

Country: Bangladesh

Forbes Watson described this area as: Dacca, Bengal



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