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    Boy's coat made of wool, decorated with embroidery.

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    • Length: 92 centimetres
    • Width: 158 centimetres
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    Text from Paine 2001:58: Chitral, northern Pakistan. Boy's coat. These coats, of wool embroidered in chain stitch in patterns that recall the ‘mumdah' rugs of Kashmir, are still worn every day in many high valleys of northern Pakistan, although their rich decoration would seem to indicate that they are garments for special occasions. This coat is made of narrow strips of densely woven and fulled natural-coloured wool, embroidered in chain stitch in woollen thread, mainly in brown. There is an inner flap behind the front opening, and a gap under the arm instead of a gusset.


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Coat made of cloth (wool).

Coat made of cloth (wool).

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