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Glossary: Textiles, Skins, & Garments
(737 words)

(Supplementary List and Revisions to Appendix 8, Volume 3)1

abrah

expensive tapestry cloth, embroidered or needlepoint

abrah-i zardkārī Kashmīrī

very expensive (tapestry type) shawl with gold thread

adras

linen

āghārī-shikan

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ʿaraqchīn-i zardūz

gold-thread skull cap

aṭlas

satin

aṭlas-i jāpānī

Japanese satin

aṭlas-i chīnī

Chinese satin

aybak-i qarsāq (pūst-i)

black-footed fox (pelt of)

bālṭu-yi rūmī

Turkish overcoat

banāt

“a low-quality felted wool fabric (māhūt kam qīmat)” (Afghānī Nawīs)

barak

thick handwoven woolen cloth especially made in Badakhshān and the …

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“Glossary: Textiles, Skins, & Garments”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000499>
First published online: 2016



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