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A vintage child's dress front from Gardez, Afghanistan

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All Items: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1970: item # 1181255

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A vintage child's dress front from Gardez, Afghanistan

This child's dress front from Gardez in Afghanistan measures 26 x 29.5 cm and is tightly embroidered in cross stitch. The geometric motifs are accentuated by the blue glass beads on each side of the textile, a prophylactic against the evil eye. The front side is embellished with metallic thread and Bukhara stitching, where the thread is taken along in intervals and fastened down by a minute cotton thread. This piece is in excellent condition and its estimated age is mid to late 20th century. It is in excellent condition.

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