A highly decorated boy’s waistcoat that includes plastic and metal buttons, zips, beads and tassels. Notice how the central zip is only part of the decoration.

Object Summary

Museum Number 565/2005/4
Simple Name waistcoat
Full Name waistcoat
Common Name jacket
Production country Pakistan
Material cotton; embroidery thread; metal buttons and plastic buttons; poppas [press studs] and zippers; beads and bead tassels
Period classification Mid 20th century
Collection class Clothing and accessories
Collection continent Asia
Collection area/region S
Production county Indus Kohistan
Production continent Asia
Function name clothing