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No. 449: Piece goods.
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No. 449: Piece goods.

Extra Information: Piece goods. Cotton and silk. Material called 'Soosee.' Used for petticoats and also for trousers.


Material: Cotton and silk

Pattern: Stripes

Decorative technique: Woven

Main colours: Purple, white

Use: Clothing, general; Fabrics described as piece goods

Type: Trousers, petticoat

Sample cut from

Original fabric length: 8 yards

Original fabric width: 1 yard

Original fabric weight (Ounces): 15 oz.

Price: 8s.


From: Tamil Nadu, India

City: Unknown

Area: Tamil Nadu

Country: India

Forbes Watson described this area as: Syempettah, Madras



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