Posted on: 12 September 2013

Watercolour painting with a pen and ink border of a woman spinning cotton and a man weaving. The man is seated in front of a large frame loom. He wears a white tunic with a shawl crossed over his chest and a red turban. He is weaving a white piece of fabric on the loom. To his right sits a woman wearing yellow trousers and a red tunic and green shawl which covers her head. She is spinning cotton.

Sikh Style

© Trustees of the British Museum

 View Post on Facebook

Comments from Facebook

very clean drawing

Sikh Weaver, called 'Julaha'


Julaha is term usually used for a Muslim weaver.

Trousers - churidar. Shawl - Odhni / chunni.....nicer to use the real terms

Such a beautiful picture and well preserved!

Wow! So beautifullllll!Tks! precious!