586 Swat Valley Embroidery on Kurta Bridal Tunic

Hand woven cotton base with Silk floss embroidery from Swat Valley

Superb floral motifs

Worn by the bride at her wedding


Note that the sleeves are also embroidered.

circa 1940s

Some color run


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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