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A hand-embroidered kohl pouch from Bamiyan, Afghanistan

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Pre 1980: item # 1155769

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A hand-embroidered kohl pouch from Bamiyan, Afghanistan

This little Hazara purse from Afghanistan was designed to hold kohl or some other small item. Embroidered in fine brick stitch in various colors of silk with the edges fringed with white glass beads, the purse measures 12 x 12 cm with the flap closed. It is in excellent condition, dating to the late 20th century.

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