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antique complet original rare Afghan dress with headscarf and trousers .
Old Pakistani /Afghanistan border Kohistan /nuristan Tribal Woman's Dress.
Type: For Ceremony and Ritual
Object Name: complet Wedding Dress
Local Name: jumlo
Place Made: Asia: South Asia, Pakistan/Afghanistan border
Period: Mid 20th century
Date: 1950 - 1960
Dimensions: L 88 cm x W 161 cm headscarf L 220 x W 165
Materials: Cotton; metal; plastic button; glass bead; lead bead
Techniques: Plain woven; embroidered; hand-sewn
The jumlo was one of the most lavishly embroidered and embellished garments in South Asia, and worn by Muslim women in remote Indus Kohistan. The dress’s skirt was formed of triangular gussets – some examples have as many as 600. The jumlo, worn with full trousers and an embroidered shawl, was often embellished with coins, buttons, even key chains and old zippers.
The offered nomads antique dress is original old and antique, handcrafted, sometimes very intricately crafted nomads - textiles from Afghanistan. After years of use before the tribes there is, of course, the spots may be in the pieces may be missing small parts, the embroidery can be damaged or discolored, or be repaired.
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