Explore the CollectionWallet

Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)
Registration Number
Counted Thread Work,
Costume Accessories - Men,Wallets,

Physical Description

An Afghan pocket book or wallet. The fine silk embroidery entirely covers the ground fabric in a geometric design in red, blue, green, pink and yellow. The edge is bound with green cotton fabric. Inside are three pockets of pink velvet and green cotton with a red cotton lining. When folded, it is closed with two snap fasteners. The embroidery is fine and beautiful whilst the making up has been done very roughly. Possibly Hazara style from Jaghori area of Afghanistan.

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