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Laying warps for native cloth

Laying warps for native cloth

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 15/10(5)

Item number: 5

Length: 14.9

Width: 20.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of women laying out warps on the ground in Jammu and Kashmir, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. The women shown here are unwinding spun thread into long lengths which will later be used to form the warp threads of weaving looms and spun into cloth.

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