Forensic Fashion
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>Costume Studies
>>1842 Afghan jailumi
Subjectjailumi 'champion' tribal warrior
Culture: Pathan / Pashtun Afghan
Setting: tribal / border warfare, Afghanistan 19thc

​* Bazar-Orient
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​* Leeds City Museum > Voices of Asia
"Sword  Afghanistan and Pakistan, 1880-1919  The donor who collected this sword in 1919 was ... R Dennison ....  He served as a Lieutenant in a Gurkha Regiment in the North-West Frontier.  He told us that this sabre-like sword was made in Waziristan, a region which crosses the Afghan-Pakistan borders, and was made by the Pathans." ...