Embroidered jumlo from northern Pakistan

Hand embroidered, cotton jumlo dress from northern Pakistan. Hand embroidered, cotton jumlo dress from northern Pakistan. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 1998.0032.

The Textile Research Centre in Leiden, the Netherlands, houses a hand embroidered, cotton jumlo from northern Pakistan.

This woman's garment from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is made of various types of black cotton, heavily embroidered on the sleeves and the front bodice. It is also decorated with numerous buttons, beads, coins, etc. This type of dress is characterised by the many gores in its skirt.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 26th August 2018).

WV (26th August 2018)

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