Flower-Embroidered Prayer Cloth from Afghanistan

Embroidered prayer cloth from Afghanistan. Embroidered prayer cloth from Afghanistan. © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Acc. no. I B 13729.

The Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin houses an embroidered prayer mat from Afghanistan. It measures 149 x 103 cm and is made of cotton.

See also the TRC digital exhibition Dressing The Stans: Textiles, Dress and Jewellery from Central Asia (TRC, Leiden, 2017).

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin online catalogue  (retrieved 3 December 2016).

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