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Gun Holder3332/13
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Two pieces of fabric, sewn together on two sides with short edge open. The textile has a wide end, which is open, and tapers in to a narrow end. One side is straight, the other curved. Heavily embroidered with beaded work along the edges. Gold fibre applique around edges and following shape within textile. Green glass button with mirror on small dark red pompom at top centre, with short beaded strap extending up from.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, glass, wool fibre, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Case3332/11
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Composed of a square piece of fabric, with three corners folded in on itself, and then sewn together creating an envelope-shaped case. Four black, burgundy and orange roundels with circular metal buttons on two. Heavily decorated with small circular mirrors on both sides. Front has five large orange star designs and organic designs. Heavily embroidered in multicoloured geometric and organic designs. Burgundy tie extending up from point.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, metal, silk fibre ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Case3332/10
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Case composed of a square piece of fabric, with three corners folded in on itself, and then sewn together creating an envelope-shaped case. Large round beaded button at centre with seven small mirrors inset within embroidered circles. Heavily embroidered all over in concentric squares with designs in between with eight circular mirrors. Mirror at centre within brown square with metal thread decoration.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, metal, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/7
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V-shaped textile with long dark green twisted fringe along bottom edge. Heavily embroidered geometric designs all over front large diamonds across the centre, with small triangles through the bands along the top and bottom. backed with a red and off-white striped cotton fabric. Label reads '178'. Large safety pin on top right edge through backing.

Culture
Central Asian ?
Material
silk fibre ?, metal, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Leggings3332/5 a-b
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Two matching long narrow pieces of fabric. Rectangular in shape except one end coming to a point. Edged by black thread which is divided into sections by wrapped metal thread in gold, copper or silver colours. The textile is heavily embroidered, with repeating geometric designs in grey, white, dark purple, orange, red, white and green around the edges and larger floral designs down the centre, each encased in green vine-like designs.

Culture
Pashtun
Material
metal, silk fibre ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Afghanistan ? or Pakistan ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Fragment: Skirt3332/4
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Fragment of a skirt composed of the front and back of the hem. The two pieces are still attached along one side seam. Both section backed by three layers of fabric, with the outermost being a different pattern for each side - red with various sized circles, and a red and white gingham with dot pattern . Bottom edge is heavily beaded with rows of repeating white and blue or light blue and red with geometric patterns in white, orange, green, red and dark blue with a light blue beaded background. Above, a row of silver metallic thread applique.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, glass ?, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Bag3332/46
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Small pouch composed of a piece of burgundy textile, folded and then sewn together along two edges, leaving an opening at the top. The front is embroidered in white, black and yellow repeating geometric designs and small square patterns. There is a single clasp at centre of opening. The interior is lined with a purple floral fabric. There is a long, thin twisted burgundy strap extending from the top edge. The bottom edge is finished with a bright purple.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Quilt3332/43
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Square quilted textile. Central design is an X-shape created with five diamonds. This is bordered by small squares, every other square is white with a diamond. This is bordered by opposing strips of floral fabric, and opposing strips of burgundy across the shorter edges. Finished with black edging, and a small black loop in one corner. Reverse is unfinished - no backing.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
silk fibre ?, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/41
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Rectangular orange textile with three frayed edges and a single finished edge. A slightly smaller rectangular purple textile is layered overtop and is heavily embroidered in orange with some light green, dark purple and dark blue in the more central designs. The embroidery features a large rectangular design with two squares within, and then a multicoloured circle within each square.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
silk fibre ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3332/38
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Small skull cap fully embroidered and lined with blue fabric around the headband. Large eight-point star on top of dome, with alternating rectangles in a circle around below. Around band, repeating 'X' and 'O' patterns in orange, white, blue and green within two solid dark purple-grey lines.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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