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Textile

MOA: University of British Columbia

3332/26

Small square textile. Front is dark purple silk(?), which is heavily embroidered in orange red, dark purple, light green and dark blue. Two concentric squares and the cross at centre embroidered in silver metal thread. Edged with plaited copper metal thread and 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 24.5 cm, width 25.5 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 3332/0026