Anṣār (الأنصار) underarmour

Item

Title

Anṣār (الأنصار) underarmour
coat

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Atbarah, Sudan; Sudan; djibbah; coat; robe; trophies; ethnography; World Cultures
clothing

Description

Long padded under-armour jerkin (not locally made), quilted in strips with red, blue and grey rectangles. Red edging all the way round with a stand up collar with four small pearl buttons (one of several indicators of an imported product). [FHM 09/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

1896
1898

Format

Height 1080mm; Width 400mm
cotton

Identifier

8405.15

Rights

© Royal Engineers Museum

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The jibba: clothing for Sufi and soldier Text
A note on the term anṣār Text
Our mannequin