Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Old Turban from Swat Valley worn by the groom
Embroidered in silk on coarse cotton
From mid 20th century or older- Collected by the previous owner before 1972.
Dimensions: 388 x 32 cm
Some thread loss. Some change of silk thread color at one end … it is likely that teh silk came from a different batch of dyeing and hence has changed differently over the years.
This item has lived a hearty life participating in the lives of the original creators. Therefore signs of usage are present as minor stains, tears, repairs, thread loss etc.