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costume

Military Sikhs

Captain W.W. Hooper & Surgeon G. Western 'A Sikh' 1860-70 Albumen print Museum no. 0932:5

Captain W.W. Hooper & Surgeon G. Western 'A Sikh' 1860-70 Albumen print Museum no. 0932:5

Akali turban (bunga dastar) Panjab, probably Lahore Mid-19th century Cotton over a wicker frame, the quoits and other embellishments of steel overlaid with gold Height 46cm, diameter of base 26cm Museum no. 3462 (IS)

Akali turban (bunga dastar) Panjab, probably Lahore Mid-19th century Cotton over a wicker frame, the quoits and other embellishments of steel overlaid with gold Height 46cm, diameter of base 26cm Museum no. 3462 (IS)

Above photos are from the V&A, also a gallery of more images here.

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