Ep4: Sherwani, the origin story

Textile Tales of india by Pritha

17-02-2024 • 59 mins

This is the origin story of one of the most loved men’s garments of India, the Sherwani. Contrary to popular belief, it was neither a Rajput, nor Mughal clothing, but a 19th century fashion invention! In this episode textile historian Dr Toolika Gupta takes us through the history of the Sherwani.

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