Afghan Pashtun vintage embroidery pieces are a reminder that
Afghanistan has been at the heart of the of the Silk Road for centuries.
embroidered silk stitching form the bold and colorful designs that are
stitched on silk backgrounds. These were often used as mats to serve
tea on. Pashtun nomad tribeswomen have embroidered these striking symmetrical designs in a very tight ladder-stitch for generations.