Sikh fortress turban
and content creation
November 2010 –
In 2011 the British Museum worked together with the Sikh community to put a 19th century Sikh Fortress Turban on display.
This partnership involved members of the Sikh Community supporting the Museum with the conservation, display and interpretation of this object of faith.
Sikh Akali-Nihang turban (dastaar boonga), blue cloth (21st century) with steel blades and quoits, Punjab, India, 19th century.