Detail View: Historic Textiles and Ethnic Dress Collection: Headwear

Artifact Title: 
Headwear
Description: 
Piece of handwoven cotton fabric (off-white) for clothing, perhaps a veil cloth with phulkari embroidery in rose, green, and blue silk; Colors and borders are typical of Swat. Flowers in the center suggest Hazara.
Publisher: 
UNL Libraries -- Electronic Text Center
Donor: 
Alma Fritchoff
Subject: 
Decorative arts; Textiles
Type: 
headcloth
Format: 
Digital images
Identifier: 
bagh
Object Number: 
1936.001.004
Comments: 
Tag: Bokhara. Probably purchased in Turkestan, but clearly made in Pakistan. Gillow thinks it was likely made in Hazara or Swat Valley.
Geographical Origin: 
Pakistan
Rights: 
UNL Textiles, Clothing and Design Dept.
Collection Name: 
Historic Textile and Ethnic Dress Collection
Primary Technique: 
embroidery
Primary Fabric: 
Plain weave
Dimensions (cm): 
264 x 145
Dimensions (in.): 
144 x 57