Dress

A woman from Indus Kohistan owned one or two of these dresses in her lifetime, which she wore with pants and a richly decorated shawl. The dress is made from available materials. Look at the embellishments: coins, zippers, beads, sequins and buttons. The voluminous skirt is stitched together with hundreds of triangular sections of cloth called godets.


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    Asia: South Asia, Pakistan, Northwest Frontier Province

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What other garments do you know of that are created using many pieces?

responded: Mar 31, 2010

Posted by amber yared

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