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A Hazara prayer cloth from Bamiyan - mid 20th century

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1960: item # 1106614

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A Hazara prayer cloth from Bamiyan - mid 20th century
$200.00

This vintage textile is from Bamiyan province, Afghanistan and measures 25.5 x 26 cm. Embroidered in pastel-colored silk thread on a fine white linen, it depicts in satin stitch the triangular shapes that are typical of Hazara embroidery. The continuous supplementary-weft technique makes this textile reversible and either face may be used as the front. Condition: Excellent (e.g., no tears, holes, stains). Estimated age: probably 1950-1960.


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