Women’s shawl

Hazara, Swat Valley, Pakistan

This type of embroidery is quite distinct from the phulkari textiles of the area, both in design and technique. Mainly embroidered on white or black, in shades of pink or red, incorporating the ‘star’ and ‘rams head’ patterns

Material: Floss silk, cotton, silk tassel edge

  • Size: 113×228 cm
  • Age: 1960s
  • Item No: 20/A