Sash or 'pati', woollen.

This woman's sash or 'pati' is made in the traditional style which has not been in evidence since the 1980s (the synthetically dyed wool embroidery on it is however, a recent fashion). It was hand woven in 2013 on a simple loom using un dyed wool by Karim, a school teacher from Krakal village in the Kalash Valleys. Karim made it partly for sale to tourists and partly because he was interested in traditional Kalasha crafts.

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