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Textile3332/25 a-b
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Two small matching square textiles. Front is dark purple-blue silk(?), which is embroidered in orange and red with a square cross and flower design with sequins in the centre of some. There are three concentric squares with the outline of the cross embroidered in gold metal fibres. Edged with light blue beadwork. Backed with a reddish-brown cotton.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, plastic, silk fibre ?, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Cover3332/23
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Machine-made bicycle seat cover. Purple textile lined with red fabric. Purple and red fringe with some white beads around edge. Centre embroidered in red-brown with sections divided by silver metallic thread. Two small mirrors part of centre design.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, plastic ?, glass, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Napkin3332/22
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Cover to protect prayer stone. Small rectangular textile of an off-white cotton textile with multicoloured geometric embroidery - diamonds, triangles and arrows.

Culture
Afghan
Material
cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Afghanistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Vest3332/20
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Small child's vest. Heavily embroidered and beaded on both sides. Looped beading along the bottom edge, with design repeated across the chest. Two horizontal open pockets, one on each side. Opaque white buttons all over (flat and rounded shank buttons and sew through buttons) , with one small button and loop closure near top of opening. Small circular metal decoration on right edge of vest's opening. Dark blue fabric lining.

Culture
Kalash ?
Material
metal, plastic ?, glass ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Swat, Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Fragment: Dress3332/18 a-b
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Two dark purple triangular pieces from a dress (parts a-b). Heavily embroidered in cotton thread and metal thread on the front. Following the triangle-shape, a single row of small oblong mirrors are bordered with red, blue, burgundy or green embroidery. Small triangles of light blue and white beads separate the embroidered designs and the long edge is lined with a row of sections of light blue and then white beading. Each fragment backed with red and thin black striped fabric.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, metal, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Pouch3332/17
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Small circular pouch with needlepoint(?) embroidery on both sides. Composed of two small circular pieces of fabric, stitched together with green floss. Deep pink background with dark blue dot at centre with three-pronged leaves(?) extending out in either light green or olive green. Two white buttons, one on either side of top of opening. Decorating the edge of the pouch are ten short beaded tassels, five on either side of one long beaded tassel, which extends down from bottom centre. Each tassel has three small translucent beads, one large pink bead, and a small royal blue bead. Pouch is edged with thick red thread, and a single row of small white beads.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
plastic ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3332/21
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Small hat with cylindrical sides and four-sided pyramid top. Sides are needlepoint(?) embroidery with three rows of small white beads around the sides at the bottom, and two spaced in the middle. One 0.50 pisa bottom edge front. A strip of burgundy and gold-coloured metallic thread extends down the back of the hat. Each side of top is decorated with a blue glass button with 0.25 pisa coin. The point is topped with a large blue plastic bead with small multicoloured beads on top. Rim of hat edged with half of a metal zipper, with teeth extending out.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, glass, plastic, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Purse3332/33
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Small rectangular purse with a thin twisted dark red and black silk thread strap. The bag is sewn together on three sides, leaving an opening at the top. Long fringe of alternating sections of red and black line the edge of the bag. The front and back are both heavily embroidered with horizontal rows of geometric designs and stripes in beige, red-brown, black and golden yellow.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
silk fibre ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/27
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Small pocket-shaped, square-like textile with three rounded corners. Edged with a plaited deep purple and white loop stitch in silk. Front embroidered with three designs in silver, which are surrounded by multicoloured needlepoint(?). Yellow-gold coloured embroidery all over. Backed with red fabric.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
silk fibre, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Pouch3332/14
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Small fabric pouch composed of one piece of fabric folded on itself, then sewn on the bottom and a side, leaving an opening at the top. Central design is a large diamond, flanked by concentric triangles to create a square-shape. Within, heavily embroidered geometrical and floral designs and five small inset circular glass. Five off-white shell buttons along open edge. A single row of shells with knotted thread in orange, burgundy, and light blue-green between the shells across the bag on both sides. Four tassels with light blue beads, one red, green, taupe, and eggplant, one on each bottom corner, and one at end of each shell row. Each tassel wrapped with metallic thread. Small circular mirrors inset into dark purple circular embroidery around bottom and side edges.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
shell, glass, wood ?, metal, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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