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Textile

MOA: University of British Columbia

3332/25 a-b

Two small matching square textiles. Front is dark purple-blue silk(?), which is embroidered in orange and red with a square cross and flower design with sequins in the centre of some. There are three concentric squares with the outline of the cross embroidered in gold metal fibres. Edged with light blue beadwork. Backed with a reddish-brown cotton.


  • Type of Item textile
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material metal, plastic, silk fibre, cotton fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 25.0 cm, width 25.5 cm (part a) height 25.0 cm, width 24.5 cm (part b)

  • 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 3332/0025 a-b