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Type of object:
Embroidery

Accession number: 2005.1052 Inventory number: SH 01

Object: Wall hanging

Material/technique: Silk, cotton / hand-embroidered

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Purple silk wall hanging with prayer niche, embroidered in pink, purple, yellow, white, violet, green, blue and red floral and leaf motifs. Lined in light brown cotton. Uzbek.

Measurement: L. 140 cm W. 105 cm Weight 550 g

Condition: Good

Donated by: Mrs. Siegrid Hacker, Bernried, Germany

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Type of object:
Embroidery

Accession number: 2005.1053 Inventory number: SH 02

Object: Wall hanging

Material/technique: Silk, cotton / hand-embroidered

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Light brown cotton wall hanging with prayer niche, embroidered in pink, green, yellow, blue, violet and turquoise floral and leaf motifs. Edged in green velvet. Lined in light brown cotton. Uzbek.

Measurement: L. 130 cm W. 95 cm Weight 520 g

Condition: Good

Donated by: Mrs. Siegrid Hacker, Bernried, Germany

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Type of object:
Clothing

Accession number: 2005.1054 Inventory number: SH 03

Object: Skirt

Material/technique: Cotton, silk, glass / hand-embroidered

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Woman’s heavy flared red skirt with white drawstring through orange band, embroidered in grey, yellow, white, purple, fuchsia, green and black rondelles, geometric, floral and leaf motifs, scattered mirrors, edged in black. Unlined.

Measurement: L. 80 cm Weight 800 g

Condition: Good

Donated by: Mrs. Siegrid Hacker, Bernried, Germany

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Copyright © - Photo/Text: Stiftung Foundation Bibliotheca Afghanica - Afghanistan Museum, Carla Grissmann, 2005

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