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Burqa

  • Place of origin:

    Afghanistan (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1930 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton with silk embroidery

  • Museum number:

    ME.2-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

blue pleated cotton with silk embroidery around the head and an openwork eye grill

Place of Origin

Afghanistan (made)

Date

ca.1930 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton with silk embroidery

Dimensions

Length: 160 cm

Descriptive line

Burqa, blue pleated cotton with silk embroidery; Afghanistan, ca.1930

Materials

Cotton; Silk; Material

Techniques

Embroidery; Openwork; Technique; Pleating

Categories

Embroidery; Islam; Women's clothes

Collection

Middle East Section

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