Baluchi Woman's Embroidered Dress Panel A woman's pashk kurta, dress panel from Baluchistan, Pakistan. Exquisite silk embroidery work, very fine geometric patterns, early 1900s.
Women cut and reapply the embroidered bib section to new garments from their old garments, after all their very careful and diligent work.
The embroidery of Baluchistan is called "doch" and is unique in its intricate repetitive geometric patterns and colors. This woman's dress yoke from Baluchistan ("pashk") features a repertoire of densely embroidered patterns in silk thread.