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Skirt3332/47
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Heavily pleated skirt. The waist is a heavy beige material. The skirt is beige at top, using two different weights of fabric, and then dyed indigo with beige patterns within below. There are two thin ribbons of solid red and small ribbons of white with mutlicoloured diamonds within. The next section is a blue, loose weave with yellow, white and red cross-stitch as well as ribbons of red and white stripes horizontal. The hem of the skirt is a wide band of solid beige. There is a single metal zipper and hook clasp at waist.

Culture
Hmong ?
Material
cotton fibre, metal, fibre and dye
Made in
China ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/45
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Rectangular deep red textile with long fringe on the short edges. Fringe is repeating small sections of black, white, orange, and eggplant purple. The textile is embroidered with vine-like and sun-like designs using the same repeated spade design. The centre has a large sun design with four smaller sun designs around it, and a vine extending from each corner of the inner rectangle. The out rectangle has four smalls suns along both ends, and angled vine designs down the length.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/44
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Small burgundy rectangular textile with embroidered flowers in white, orange, yellow and blue, and green vines and leaves. Designs divided by outer green rectangle, inner orange rectangle, and white circle at centre. Edged with blue-green fabric and fringe, which alternates between sections of dark purple, blue, yellow, green, orange and white, and is loosely plaited together. Backed with a beige with red stripe fabric.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Cover3332/40
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Rectangular cover in a light brownish-pink silk, embroidered with heart, vine-like and triangular designs. Three concentric rectangles with circle at centre in brass metal thread. Small mirror decorations. Edged with fringe in alternating sections of green, orange, red, dark blue or purple with beaded ends. Each corner has a roundel with flower design of cowrie shells with metal centre, and tassels extending out in silk and metal threads.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, metal, shell, silk fibre, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3332/39
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Small skull cap fully embroidered in small squares forming a zigzag type design around the band, bordered with thin bands of colour. The dome has a small flower or star design on top. Lined with solid beige fabric.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3332/37
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Cap with a wide headband and a domed top. Headband is covered with needlepoint. Metal cap with loop at top. Heavily decorated in metal ornaments and chains in rows around the cap, with row of Pakistan coins around the rim.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
metal, glass, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Hat3332/36
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Dome-shaped fully beaded cap. Exterior beading mainly in white, with blue and red geometric designs between solids rows of colour, with light green lining on the interior.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, plastic ?, fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Dress3332/29
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Long-sleeved dress with v-neck. Majority of dress is a green silk, with two blue rectangular patches on front. Hem, cuffs and front heavily embroidered in mainly orange, pink and red with many other colours. Large pentagon-shaped pocket on front with one opening on the right. Small mirror decorations on chest, hem and centre of front. Bright green silk patches on back of shoulders. Large pink section on lower back.

Culture
Pashtun ?
Material
glass, metal, silk fibre, cotton fibre and dye
Made in
Quetta, Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Headdress3332/28
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Headdress composed of a wide band and a long train. The band is decorated with two rows of cowrie shells, which are divided by rows of small red beads. Bottom edge bordered with colourful embroidery. A long train extends down from the band. At top, within beaded ovals are cowrie shells in four-sided designs. Rows of buttons, small brass bells, and circular metal discs, and vertical strings of beads alternating yellow and red or white and red. The train ends with long, dark brown woolen fringe.

Culture
Kalash ?
Material
cotton fibre, shell, plastic, metal, wool fibre and dye
Made in
Pakistan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Textile3332/26
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Small square textile. Front is dark purple silk(?), which is heavily embroidered in orange red, dark purple, light green and dark blue. Two concentric squares and the cross at centre embroidered in silver metal thread. Edged with plaited copper metal thread and 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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