Embroidered Brahui Robe by Unknown Artist

Embroidered indoor robe for a Brahui Noblewoman of deep purple Bokhara silk finely embroidered in silver-gilt thread over the whole front.

Details

Medium:
Silk
Acquired in:
1930
Presented by:
Major Arthur M Cohen through The Art Fund

From Eastern Baluchistan. Probably made late nineteenth century.

Venue details

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