MOA: University of British Columbia


Rectangular deep red textile with long fringe on the short edges. Fringe is repeating small sections of black, white, orange, and eggplant purple. The textile is embroidered with vine-like and sun-like designs using the same repeated spade design. The centre has a large sun design with four smaller sun designs around it, and a vine extending from each corner of the inner rectangle. The out rectangle has four smalls suns along both ends, and angled vine designs down the length.

  • Type of Item textile
  • Culture Pashtun
  • Material fibre, dye
  • Measurements height 109.5 cm, width 68.5 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 3332/0045