643 Antique Swat Valley Bridal Costume Handmade cotton with embroidery textiel art

Old Bridal Tunic from Swat Valley

Simple floral motifs

Silk Floss embroidery on black handwoven cloth

It appears to be unused as the stitch at the neck is still unbroken.

The sleeves and the hems have been hand stitched entirely. Base cloth is handwoven.

Length 105 cm

Chest; 128 cm

Estimated to be from the 1950s


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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