These hand embroidered cocktail napkins from Afghanistan are truly exquisite. Khamak, an intricate form of embroidery, is worked in silk thread and is a trademark of Kandahar. Girls learn this ancient art form at an early age and continue to do it throughout their lives. Inspired by complex Islamic geometric patterns, Khamak is unique to Kandahar and is considered by art experts to be one of the world’s finest embroidery techniques. This set shows the stages of the embroidery process as a new thread color and design are added to each napkin.
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Made in Afghanistan.
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Silk thread on linen.
Sold as a set of 4 napkins.
Approximately 4.25" x 4.25"
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