From the Inside Flap
Embroidery from Afghanistan is varied, rich, and sumptuous. This book focuses on over thirty pieces and explores the embroidery of different tribes and their geographical regions. Sheila Paine sets the pieces in their social and cultural context and investigates the shared traditions of the various tribes.
About the Author
Sheila Paine has made frequent visits to India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan to study and document textile production and usage. She is the author of Embroidery from India and Pakistan.