Traditional Afghan Maroon Velvet Dress

Title

Traditional Afghan Maroon Velvet Dress

Description

Donor note: Traditional Afghan maroon velvet women's dress with elaborate gold braid embroidery in a large front bodice panel, at edges of sleeves and hemline and in medallions on skirt and sleeves.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1990-1999

Contributor

Gift from Kay King

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-167

Coverage

Afghanistan

Extent

Bust: 40"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Velvet and Cotton

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

1990.46.1

Files

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Citation

Unknown, “Traditional Afghan Maroon Velvet Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 28, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/421.

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