Pair of Hazara Woman's Shoes, Afghanistan

Pair of embroidered woman's shoes from Afghanistan, probably Hazara. Pair of embroidered woman's shoes from Afghanistan, probably Hazara. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2008.0557a-b.

The Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, houses a pair of embroidered woman's shoes from Afghanistan, made of leather and velvet. They measure 22 x 7 cm. They probably are associated with the Hazara ethnic group. Decoration consists of metal thread embroidery, with couching.

See also the TRC digital exhibition Afghan Dress (TRC, Leiden, 2017).

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 3rd October 2016).

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