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A finely embroidered dress front from Afghanistan

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All Items: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980: item # 1183787

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A finely embroidered dress front from Afghanistan

This Pashtun textile measures 35 x 35 cm and is embroidered in silk thread on a purple polyester ground. Two mirrors are sewn on as accents in each of the two 14-pointed stars. The embroidery technique is a tightly worked ladder stitch, typical of the embroidery of Katawaz. Condition: Excellent. Estimated age: mid 20th century.

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