University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A600B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Uzbek
Provenience: India
Kashmir
Date Made: -1904
Late Date: 1904
Section:Asian
Materials:Velvet
Cotton
Leather
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Flowers
Credit Line:Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904

Description

One of a pair of women's embroidered boot socks. Very similar to pieces from Uzbekistan and Afghanistan which are worn with mules or slip on shoes. The embroidery panels are done in chain stitch.


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