antique and original girls headgear from Nuristan. Silk embroidery on cotton, partly with glass beads.
In these embroideries, the women express all their artistic creativity and craftsmanship. One often gets the impression that they are embroidering a little bit of their world on their clothes.
Height approx. 123 cm and width approx. 117 cm
Object Name: headgear
Local Name: Chador
Place made: Asia: South Asia, Pakistan, Northwest Frontier Province, Swat
Period: mid 19th century
Dimensions: height approx. 123 cm and width approx. 117 cm
Material: cotton, silk
Material: 60% cotton, 40% silk
Weight: 3600 grams
The nomad antique dress offered here is an original old and antique, handcrafted, sometimes very filigree nomad textile from Afghanistan. After years of use in front of the tribes, it is natural that there may be stains in the pieces, small parts may be missing, the embroidery may be damaged, discolored, or repaired.
*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.
*Decoration is not part of the offer.
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