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An embroidered Hazara napkin from central Afghanistan

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980: item # 1158257

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An embroidered Hazara napkin from central Afghanistan
Measuring 29.2 x 33.6 cm, this textile is from central Afghanistan, home of the minority Hazara people who are Shi'ite Muslims, inhabiting at least three or four provinces (Jaghori, Bamiyan, Orugzan, Wardak). The embroidery on this textile is exclusively silk herringbone stitch on an ivory cotton linen ground. The textile is in good condition overall with some mild staining. Estimated age: early to mid 20th century.


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