Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jaipur, India.

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Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk. Property of H.H. The Maharaja of Jeypore. From a photograph and drawings by Piari Lal.

Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk. Property of H.H. The Maharaja of Jeypore. From a photograph and drawings by Piari Lal.

Sawai Jai Singh II was Maharaja of Amber (later Jaipur) in Rajasthan, India. He was in military service of the Grand Mogul Aurangzeb and his successors before he started to pursue a more and more independent policy from the middle of his life.

(Source: Memorials of the Jaipur Exhibition 1883 by Thomas Holbein Hendley, 1883.)

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