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MOA: University of British Columbia


Small pocket-shaped, square-like textile with three rounded corners. Edged with a plaited deep purple and white loop stitch in silk. Front embroidered with three designs in silver, which are surrounded by multicoloured needlepoint(?). Yellow-gold coloured embroidery all over. Backed with red fabric.

  • Type of Item textile
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material silk fibre, cotton fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 22.5 cm, width 22.5 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Imelda Phelan, Fergus MacIntosh
  • Received from Imelda Phelan, Fergus MacIntosh

  • Made in Pakistan

  • Ownership Date before November 20, 2018
  • Acquisition Date on November 20, 2018

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3332/0027