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A woman's shawl from Waziristan

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Textiles: Pre 1960: item # 1212462

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A woman's shawl from Waziristan
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This is a woman's shawl from Waziristan in deep magenta, yellow and black, with a woven cotton field on the edges and silk thread throughout. It measures 123 cm in width and 249.9 cm in length. Estimated age early to mid 20th century. Waziristan is entirely populated by ethnic Pashtuns and is named after the Wazir tribe. Condition is good, some staining to be expected from normal wear.

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