antique 19th century orient vintage cedar wood treasure Dowry Chest from Nuristan Afghanistan
Nuristan Kohistan, Afghanistan: Cedar hand-carved storage box. Deeply incised front. No nails in the construction. Held together with wooden pegs. 36,6 inches high, 42,1 inches wide, 19,6 inches deep.
((( Item is delivered disassembled. )))
Attention: Delivery is without decoration.
Measurements: 93 cm height x 107 cm width x 50 cm depth
The Dowry Chest, also known as Hope Chest or Bride's Chest was and still is a traditional and functional component of Oriental culture. Originating from the , the most popular oriental dowry chests were filled with linens, jewellery, Copper and brass article, money, medicinal-herbs, clothing for future children, and even important documents noting marriages, births, and other family histories.
Delivery of the Chest without the decoration items.
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