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"A Lady of Hindoostan", 1800’s-1810’s London
Hindoostan or Hindustan are alternative names for India, particularly northern India.

"A Lady of Hindoostan", 1800’s-1810’s London

Hindoostan or Hindustan are alternative names for India, particularly northern India.

Evening dress, ca 1800 India (probably - for the Western market), LACMA

Evening dress, ca 1800 India (probably - for the Western market), LACMA

Evening or court dress, 1911 India, Museum of London
This was worn by an Englishwoman living in India to a ceremony celebrating the coronation of King George V in June, 1911.

Evening or court dress, 1911 India, Museum of London

This was worn by an Englishwoman living in India to a ceremony celebrating the coronation of King George V in June, 1911.

Dress, ca 1865 India (worn in Europe), Kent State

Dress, ca 1865 India (worn in Europe), Kent State

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca 1742-43 silk), Cora Ginsburg
A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home.  They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca 1742-43 silk), Cora Ginsburg

A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home.  They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State
Silver embroidery on the hem:

Evening dress, 1803-07 India (worn in Europe, the UK or the US), Kent State

Silver embroidery on the hem:

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