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A Hazara prayer cloth, circa early 20th century

A Hazara prayer cloth, circa early 20th century


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1101821

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A Hazara prayer cloth from Wardak or Bamiyan province, Afghanistan, circa early 20th century. Satin stitch in multicolored silk thread on fine white linen. Squares and triangles are embroidered in complex symmetrical arrangements to form a very balanced, unified composition. Measures 32 x 32 cm. Condition: Very good, a small mend on the perimeter.