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antique Afghanistan nuristan Woman embroidered weding Dress jumlo
antique afghan Nomadic Tribal Dress Nuristan.
Silk embroidery on cotton; buttons, metal ornaments.
187 cm across the shoulders; 88 long and chest width 57 cm .
This lavishly embroidered dress is in good condition
Dress with various ages of embroidery and materials. Circa 1900 to 1990 Nuristan (Kafiristan) Northeastern Afghanistan Looks Greek? For 2000 years these people have kept the Selucid artistic style following Alexander the Great’s conquest. Always referred to by their Islamic neighbours as “Kafirs” or unbelievers they became Muslim from only 1897 and many of the Kailasha Sub-group still worship a sort of Dionysis.
Name : Nuristan Silk Embroidered Wedding Dress
Category : Antique
Origins : Nuristan, Afghanistan
Ethnic Group : Nuristani people
Techniques : Embroidered
Material : 80 % Cotton, 20 % Silk
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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