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This is a textile piece from Afghanistan, probably from Bamiyan province. It is a child's vest which features very intricate embroidered patterns in bright colors and in cotton floss, in cross stitch. The top is embellished with silver metallic threads and the vest is trimmed with green glass beads on the sides, center and bottom. The back is a purple cotton fabric.
A child's vest from Afghanistan in cross stitch (item #1057548)
Antique Indian Textile. Extremely Fine Embroidery The Scene of Krishna Dancing with the Women Mochi Work from Gujarat Kuch 1700 - 18...
Cultural Revolution Wallhanging Large wall hanging depicting a towering, older Chairman Mao saluting a group of young, fatigue-wearing Chinese, each waving a little red book and all above a sea of red flags. The slogans on the top and bottom extol the greatness of Mao and China while the bottom right identifies this as a hanging made for a social hall. The tambour-stitched image is comprised of large, uncut loops on the front. China, dated 1967, cotton embroidery on canvas, 86" x 102"