The primary textile associated
with Afghanistan is embroidery. At a later update, examples of these will be
shown, many of which look like patchwork.
Korak (curtain) : This site shows a beautiful example of this traditional patchwork and explains that traditionally, a korak is used inside a yurt (the tent used by nomads).
Korak : Patchwork, circa 19th century
Korak : Patchwork, circa early 20th century
· Other turn of the century examples:
Velvet Ikat (detail), circa 19th century
Patchwork Wedding Tent Decoration, circa turn of the 20th century