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Cloth from Hyderabad

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Cloth from Hyderabad

A gilt and coloured silk embroidery made in Hyderabad in 1887 and displayed at the Glasgow International Exhibition in 1888. Hyderabad is the second largest city in Sind, which was a province of British India from the 1840s until it became a province of the newly-independent state of Pakistan in 1947.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Keywords:
British Empire, embroidery, imports, International Exhibition, 1888, textiles



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