Historical period(s)
early 20th century
Medium
Fabric and mirror glass
Dimensions
H x W: 10.8 x 54 cm (4 1/4 x 21 1/4 in)
Geography
Pakistan, Sind
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. M. Bryant
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1991.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Garment: money belt

Keywords
cross stitching, embroidery, interlacing stitch, mirrorwork, Pakistan, satin stitch, split stitch
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Label

This money belt  was created by folding a long piece of embroidered cloth lengthwise and stitching.  It has geometric designs in satin, interlacing, split, and cross stitches with discs of mirror glass. 

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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