Camel or horse chestpiece

Historical period(s)
20th century
Cotton fabric, mirror glass Buttonhole and open chain stitches
H x W: 10 x 61 cm (3 15/16 x 24 in)
Pakistan, Sind
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. M. Bryant
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile


beading, buttonhole stitch, camel, chain stitch, horse, mirrorwork, Pakistan, satin stitch
Provenance research underway.

This is a camel or horse chestpiece with pointed ends and floral designs in butonhole and open chain stitches with discs of mirror glass on red background, made by and for the Muslim community.

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