Turkmen Children's Bib from Afghanistan

Turkmen bib from Afghanistan. Turkmen bib from Afghanistan. © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Acc. no. I B 13403.

The Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin houses an embroidered children's bib from among the Ensari Turkmen in Afghanistan. It measures 40 x 37 cm and is made of cotton with silk thread embroidery.

See also the entry on Turkmen embroidery in Afghanistan, the TRC digital exhibition on Afghan Dress (TRC, Leiden, 2017) and the TRC digital exhibition Dressing The Stans: Textiles, Dress and Jewellery from Central Asia (TRC, Leiden, 2017).

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


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