All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #947679 (stock #Misc146)
This miniature oil painting on bone depicts a polo game set in a courtyard surrounded by buildings. The polo players are mounted on horses and wearing turbans. The surrounding mat has an ornate hand painted border and the frame is inlaid with strips of bone. The polo painting is 7 inches x 2 inches. With the frame included the piece measures The entire piece is 9+ inches x 4+ inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #882901 (stock #Misc137)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
This man's beaded hat aka skullcap is typical of the Pashtun people in the region of Southern Afganistan. Because of the extensive beading pattern, it is rather stiff and heavy.
Presumably, the interior layer of fabric was from pieced of fabric from other garments.