Woman's tunic, pashk, the main body of which is of purple silk, gathered below the sleeves, with embroidered panels at front, along hem and at sleeve ends. Upper part of back of machine-printed cotton in floral design. Embroidery in geometric designs of yellow, pink, orange, green, blue and black with mirrorwork along borderss of lower front panel, along hem, and inner border of sleeve embroidery. Three pieces of mirror in circular motifs in upper front. Tied with cord at neck opening. An aperture at each side at the front where sleeve meets body of tunic. 1090mm long.

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