Roohband / Rooband or Face Veil used by women in Tadjikistan
The word "Rooh Band " Literally means "Shut in the Soul" so that no untoward attention is received by the wearer. This is worn on the face.
At the position of the eyes there is a net so that the wearer may view the world.
Silk embroidery on cotton. Ikat Borders stitched on.
65cm x 61cm
Estimated to be 1950s