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Dress

MOA: University of British Columbia

3332/29

Long-sleeved dress with v-neck. Majority of dress is a green silk, with two blue rectangular patches on front. Hem, cuffs and front heavily embroidered in mainly orange, pink and red with many other colours. Large pentagon-shaped pocket on front with one opening on the right. Small mirror decorations on chest, hem and centre of front. Bright green silk patches on back of shoulders. Large pink section on lower back.


  • Type of Item dress
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material glass, metal, silk fibre, cotton fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 93.0 cm, width 146.0 cm (overall)

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

  • Made in Quetta

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

  • Item Classes textiles
  • Condition fair
  • Accession Number 3332/0029