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    doll

    Embroidered doll made of cloth, thread.

    • Object type: doll
    • Find spot: Peru
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    hat

    White hat with green embroidery over the rim and down to a 'tail' at the back.

    • Object type: hat
    • Production date: 21stC
    • Find spot: Mecca
  • wall-hanging

    Black felt with plain gold embroidery decorative textile, "Allahu Akbar".

    • Object type: wall-hanging
    • Production date: 21stC
    • Find spot: Medina
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    dress

    Register 1939: Cloth dress (woman's), dark blue, the neck embroidered with silver, gold, red, green, blue and white.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Maldives
  • dress

    Woman's long-sleeved, calf-length dress (dishdasha) made of a red, black and yellow striped cotton, called 'Suri silk' or 'harrijani'. Hand-embroidered on the sleeve-cuffs with metallic silver thread worked predominantly in chain-stitch....

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • dress

    Girl's long-sleeved, calf-length dress (dishdasha) made of a red starched cotton with yellow stripes called 'Suri silk'. Hand-embroidered on the chest area and sleeve-cuffs with metallic silver and green and blue thread tightly worked...

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • dress

    Girl's long-sleeved, calf-length dress (dishdasha) made of a red, black and yellow striped cotton, called 'Suri silk' or 'harrijani'. Hand-embroidered on the sleeve-cuffs and neck with metallic silver thread worked predominantly in...

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • dress

    Dress made of silk, with couched embroidery on yoke, chest panel, sleeves and skirt.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Palestine; Israel
  • textile

    'Tekche' - ornamental rectangular textile with tasseled net.

    • Object type: textile
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • textile

    Tent decoration

    • Object type: textile
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • cap

    Boy's round cap (taqiyya) made of two types of red striped starched cotton called 'Suri silk' and lined with plain white cotton. Hand-embroidered on the top and edges with silver and golden metallic thread with a combination of stitches....

    • Object type: cap
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • tunic

    Boy's long-sleeved, calf-length tunic (dishdasha) made of white cotton (for 8-9 year old). Hand-embroidered on the front, neck and sleeve-cuffs with tightly worked white and black cotton thread in cross-stich and chain-stitch. Internal...

    • Object type: tunic
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • tunic

    Man's long-sleeved, calf-length tunic (dishdasha) made of lavender cotton. Hand-embroidered on the front, neck and sleeve-cuffs with tightly worked white, brown and blue cotton thread in cross-stich and chain-stitch. Internal pockets on...

    • Object type: tunic
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • chemise

    Chemise, cream coloured cotton, hand spun and hand woven, with square neck and gathered sleeves. The neck with a band of dense patterned smocking at front with embrodiered detail in deep yellow thread, and plain smocking at the back, the...

    • Object type: chemise
    • Production date: 1920-1930
    • Production place: Fagaras
    • Find spot: Fagaras
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    garment

    Register 1939: Cloth garment (man's) consisting of two identical pieces sewn together near one corner; coloured black with red, yellow and black stripes along the long edge; red, yellow, green and white wool stripes along the short edges;...

    • Object type: garment
    • Find spot: Maldives
  • watch-paper

    Watchpaper, pink with white and ecru embroidery; mounted in an album.

    • Object type: watch-paper
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    ornament

    Ornament (belt). Made of embroidered leather.

    • Object type: ornament
    • Find spot: Tibet
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    cover

    Textile cover for whisk. Embroidered Kathipu?

    • Object type: cover
    • Find spot: India
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    belt

    Red belt. Embroidered textile with gold flowered decoration.

    • Object type: belt
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Find spot: Hong Kong
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    coat

    Embroidered leather coat.

    • Object type: coat
    • Find spot: Afghanistan; Pakistan
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    textile

    Plain white cloth with a dragon embroidered onto it.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Ladakh
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    box

    Embroidered box made of cardboard, cloth, cord.

    • Object type: box
    • Production place: India; china
    • Find spot: Sikkim
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    shoe

    Shoe (one of a pair, child's, embroidered) made of textile.

    • Object type: shoe
    • Find spot: China
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    shoe

    Shoe (one of a pair, child's, embroidered) made of textile.

    • Object type: shoe
    • Find spot: China
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    sash

    Ribboned sash (with fringe) made of cloth, metal, decoraetd with embroidery.

    • Object type: sash
    • Find spot: Asia
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    textile

    Register 1971: Red/brown embroidered textile with many black and white stitched flowers and stylised border and floral design on a broad band on two sides.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: India
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    waistcoat

    Embroidered waistcoat made of cloth, thread.

    • Object type: waistcoat
    • Find spot: Bolivia
  • ornament

    Ornament (horse trapping?); made of leather; piece of leather cut into shape with circle at each end and extra arch between circles on one side; hole cut in centre of one circle, slit cut in other circle; gold-coloured strip of leather sewn...

    • Object type: ornament
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Mexico
  • ornament

    Ornament (horse trapping?); made of leather; piece of leather cut into shape with circle at each end and extra arch between circles on one side; hole cut in centre of one circle, slit cut in other circle; gold-coloured strip of leather sewn...

    • Object type: ornament
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Mexico
  • cloth

    Embroidered picture, figures, foliage, animals. A religious hanging

    • Object type: cloth
  • cloth

    Cloth embroidered with male figure, lions and lizards.

    • Object type: cloth
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    cloth

    White cloth woth embroidered pattern samples

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
  • sash

    [Donations and Purchases Book: an embroidered sash / band from the Lotud (a subgroup of the Iranun) of Sabah, eastern Malaysia. Bought in Tuaran Market on 30th June 1995; made by Mrs Riga Bohuji; an example of interlaced knitted...

    • Object type: sash
    • Production date: 1995
    • Production place: Sabah
    • Find spot: Tuaran
  • jacket

    Red jacket with embroidered figures and silverwork. Decorated in 'sungkit' (a technique using needles to work in supplementary weft threads between two regular wefts), and in 'songket' (supplementary weft-patterning. The 'sungkit' is used...

    • Object type: jacket
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    dress

    Donations and Purchases Book: 'Syria; 1 embroidered dress (purchased in Homs circa 1974); 1 embroidered bag bought in Damascus'

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Syria
  • robe

    A man's robe, black with embroidery.

    • Object type: robe
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Kuwait
    • Find spot: Kuwait
  • dress

    A pink woman's dress with gold embroidery at the neckline and cuffs.

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Kuwait
    • Find spot: Kuwait
  • trousers

    A green pair of woman's trousers with gold embroidery at cuffs.

    • Object type: trousers
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Kuwait
    • Find spot: Kuwait
  • hat

    Man's hat (embroidered, with Arabic inscription) made of thread (metal).

    • Object type: hat
    • Production place: Sanaa
    • Find spot: Sanaa
  • cap

    A child's cap; embroidered.

    • Object type: cap
    • Production place: Turkmenistan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, probably a side or back panel of a head-dress 'chachkep'

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, side or back panel of a head-dress 'chachkep'

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, side panel of a head-dress 'chachkep' with red background

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, side panel of a head-dress 'chachkep' with red background

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, side panel of a head-dress 'chachkep' in brown, yellow, blue, pink and green.

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • head-dress

    Piece of textile, side panel of a head-dress 'chachkep' with pink background.

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • cloth

    Embroidered textile, dark blue background and red, yellow and green design

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 1925-1975
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
  • cloth

    An embroidered domestic textile from Kyrgyzstan, of recent manufacture, for visitors. [Donations book]

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 1980-1997
    • Production place: Kyrgyzstan
    • Find spot: Kyrgyzstan
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    sandal

    Embroidered sandal (one of a pair) made of leather, thread.

    • Object type: sandal
    • Production place: Lamu
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    boot

    Register 1948: Leather thigh-boot with leather embroidery in colours.

    • Object type: boot
    • Find spot: Ghana
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    boot

    Register 1948: Leather thigh-boot with leather embroidery in colours.

    • Object type: boot
    • Find spot: Ghana
  • sandal

    Left sandal; made of leather; sandal with strap to go over top of foot, second strap to go around ankle connected to strap to go between toes; decorated with green leather geometric embroidery.

    • Object type: sandal
    • Find spot: Africa
  • blouse

    A woman's blouse. Made from sheer cream tabby cotton cloth. Polychrome floral embroidery worked in cotton threads either side of centre front opening and on outside of short sleeves. Smocking using red, yellow, green, blue and orange...

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1925-1945
    • Production place: Czechoslovakia
    • Find spot: Prague
  • tunic

    Boy's long-sleeved, calf-length tunic (dishdasha) made of cream cotton with an appliqué of red and white striped starched cotton called 'Suri silk' on the shoulders and underarms. Hand-embroidered on the front, neck and sleeve-cuffs with...

    • Object type: tunic
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • cloth

    Square cloth woven from white cotton. Decorated in central section with foliate motifs embroidered in stem stitch with geometric cut work sections in between. Embroidered scallopped border.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Madagascar
    • Find spot: Madagascar
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    hanging

    Embroidered (couched) hanging made of silk.

    • Object type: hanging
    • Find spot: Asia
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    dress

    Embroidered dress made of cotton, blue stripes.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Maldives
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    dress

    Embroidered dress made of silk, metal coloured thread; red and blue stripes.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Maldives
  • blouse

    A woman's blouse, a 'kabaya'; industrially made. Ground made of yellow chequered cloth, each 'cell' containing a yellow and blue 'blob', all on a cream tabby cotton (?) 'ground' with size (?). Large, linked flower-head motifs, worked in...

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Java
    • Find spot: Java
  • head-dress

    A girl's head-dress (?); embroidered. Rectangular in shape and made from fine natural cream tabby cotton cloth. Three edges turned and secured with red blanket stitch embroidery. Four rows of smocking (red, yellow, green and pink) where...

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Czechoslovakia
    • Find spot: Czechoslovakia
  • blouse

    A woman's blouse, every day wear. Raglan-sleeved; embroidered, and made from natural cream tabby cotton cloth (cheesecloth). Smocking draws in fabric to make rounded neckline, finished with blanket stitch, embroidered in red cotton...

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1970s
    • Production place: Romania
    • Find spot: Bucharest
  • embroidery sample

    Sections of fabric sewn into a tube, once the lower section of a dress (?), now an embroidery sample. The ground is made from natural cream seersucker tabby woven stripes [10 pieces in all]; machine stitched. The top (?) has cream bias...

    • Object type: embroidery sample
    • Production date: 1900-1930
    • Production place: Hungary
    • Find spot: Hungary
  • blouse

    A girl's blouse with long sleeves; part of festive attire. Made from sheer natural cream tabby woven cotton cloth. Centre front neck opening; three rows of smocking at round neck, worked in red (upper), yellow and blue (lower) cotton...

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1927
    • Production place: Poland
    • Find spot: Kraków
  • dress

    Embroidered dress made of black linen with red embroidery.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Ramallah
  • dress

    Woman's linen dress with cross-stitch embroidery on the front, back and sleeves in red and black cotton.

    • Object type: dress
    • Production place: Ramallah
  • dress

    Child's undyed linen dress, with multicoloured cross-stitch embroidery in red, mauve, purple, yellow and green silk.

    • Object type: dress
    • Production place: Ramallah
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    dress

    Black and navy cotton dress with densely embroidered chest, skirt and side panels. The dress is made up of one or two embroidered Palestinian dresses that were re-fashioned into a Western style dress in London. Navy blue cotton sleeves,...

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: 1971
    • Production place: Palestine; London
    • Find spot: Jerusalem
  • trousers

    Girl's baggy trousers (sirwal) which taper at the calf and tighten at the ankles. Made of a plain black cotton on top and a black cotton called 'Suri silk' woven with white stripes on the legs. Hand-embroidered on the ankle-cuffs with...

    • Object type: trousers
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • head-shawl

    Girl's long head-shawl made of purple cotton. A third of the head-shawl is machine embroidered with metallic silver and golden threads in chain stitches with thin bands embroidered in dark green and burgundy thread. The embroidered area is...

    • Object type: head-shawl
    • Production date: 2010
    • Production place: India; Sur
    • Find spot: Sur
  • blouse

    Woman's blouse (cămasă cu platcă), cotton, with square neck and yoke, full sleeves gathered at shoulders and cuffs; the neck with embroidered cut work all round, in the form of a panel at front and back and narrow border at sides, the...

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1960-1970
    • Production place: Maramures
    • Find spot: Baia Mare
  • veil; scarf

    Black veil or scarf made of one length of fabric with black tassels along two sides. It has two bands of multi-coloured cross-stitch embroidery along the two short edges, the embroidered motifs representing stylized cypress trees.

    • Object type: veil; scarf
    • Production date: 1925-1950
    • Production place: Palestine
  • chest panel

    Embroidered chest panel with square cross-stitched patterns in shades of pink, purple, red and peach on a denim blue background. The borders of the chest panel are worked in stylised tree-shaped designs. This type of cross-stitched panel...

    • Object type: chest panel
    • Production place: Palestine
    • Find spot: Jerusalem
  • dress

    Cotton dress, beige with gold coloured embroidery and couching in silk and gold coloured cord on yoke, chest panel, sleeves and skirt.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Palestine; Israel
  • dress

    Ankle-length dress made of black cotton fabric with long narrow sleeves set in at right angles. The dress has some fine geometric embroidery (predominantly executed in cross-stitch) on the chest area,back, shoulders and sleeves and along...

    • Object type: dress
    • Production date: early 20thC
    • Production place: Syria
    • Find spot: Hama
  • gown

    Gown; textile; hand-woven narrow strip cotton hand sewn together selvedge to selvedge. The garment consists of 51 plain weave narrow strips with natural cotton coloured warps and wefts which are sewn into a broad t-shape with flared...

    • Object type: gown
    • Ethnic name: Asante
    • Find spot: Jaman; Ghana
  • cloth

    Square cloth woven from white cotton. Decorated in each corner with embroidery and cut work in the form of butterflies.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Madagascar
    • Find spot: Madagascar
  • table-cloth

    Square table-cloth made of finely woven white cotton. Corners and border have floral motifs in cutwork in white cotton thread.

    • Object type: table-cloth
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Madagascar
    • Find spot: Madagascar
  • cloth

    Rectangular cloth woven in white cotton. Decorated with floral cut work in two opposing corners and in narrow border around whole cloth. Edges embroidered and decorated with tiny loops.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Madagascar
    • Find spot: Madagascar
  • cloth

    Rectangular tray or dressing table cloth woven in thick white cotton. Decorated in centre with stylised floral and geometric patterns in cutwork in white silk thread. Outer border of cloth has double thickness.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Madagascar
    • Find spot: Madagascar
  • textile

    Fragment of linen cloth; embroidered pattern in undyed thread on blue ground.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Saqqara
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    garment

    Fragment of purple linen garment; embroidered decoration in undyed threads.

    • Object type: garment
    • Find spot: Egypt
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    textile; screen

    Eight panel screen with embroidered rank badges on a silk background.

    • Object type: textile; screen
    • Producer: Kim Si-In 김시인 金時仁 (Made by)
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Seoul
  • shoe

    Shoe made of cloth. The shoe was made by sewing together three pieces of cotton (?) cloth. The first piece goes around the heel and along the side of the foot, while the other two pieces were joined together to form the front of the shoe....

    • Object type: shoe
    • Production date: 750-860
    • Find spot: Miran
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    sample

    Sample. Patterned,in memory of donor's father. Made of embroidered textile (cotton).

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Find spot: Tibet
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    collar

    Red circular collar decorated with two embroidered dragons and multi-coloured tassles. Textile.

    • Object type: collar
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Find spot: Hong Kong
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    cloth

    Embroidered cloth made of raffia.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Ethnic name: Kuba
    • Find spot: Democratic Republic of Congo
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    armlet

    Plaited armlet (embroidered) made of fibre.

    • Object type: armlet
    • Find spot: Ramu River
  • belt

    Belt plaited of dark vine-strip and embroidered with design in yellow and red.

    • Object type: belt
    • Production place: Bougainville
    • Find spot: Alu; Bougainville
  • belt

    Mother's belt made of pandanus palm leaf.

    • Object type: belt
    • Ethnic name: Micronesian
    • Find spot: Kiribati
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    garment

    Register 1939: Cloth, rectangular piece consisting of five strips sewn together, two dark blue, three white with bands of pattern in red and black; short fringe.

    • Object type: garment
    • Find spot: Maldives
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    case

    Case (for ear-pads) made of silk, decoraetd with embroidery.

    • Object type: case
    • Production date: 1875-1925
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
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    jacket

    Child's jacket 'keriya' made of cotton, decorated with embroidery.Worn with As1987,11.38.

    • Object type: jacket
    • Find spot: Kutch District
  • coat

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

    • Object type: coat
    • Find spot: Chitral District
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    textile

    Embroidered textile made of cotton, with an image of Jaganatha Temple.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Orissa
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    textile

    Embroidered textile (for doorway) made of textile (cotton).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kutch District
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    textile

    Embroidered textile made of textile (cotton).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kutch District
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    textile

    Embroidered textile made of textile (cotton).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kutch District
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    textile

    Embroidered textile made of textile (cotton).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kutch District
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    textile

    Embroidered textile made of textile (cotton).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kutch District
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    jacket

    Child's jacket made of cotton, embroidered.

    • Object type: jacket
    • Find spot: Thano Bula Khan
  • shawl

    Embroidered shawl made of cloth (cotton).

    • Object type: shawl
    • Find spot: Kosi Hills
  • textile

    Santang sample (embroidered), textile (?) made of wool (?).

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Kosi Hills