Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Afghan textiles galore

My husband's Peace Corps Afghanistan reunion last week in Pennsylvania featured--ta da---shopping! A bazaar offered many many textiles, and, since some of the proceeds went to Afghan charities, I had to contribute!

In a later post, I will show what I bought, but for now, here are some highlights. The photo above shows some traditional dress that was offered for auction.  At our dinner, former volunteers were encouraged to dress in traditional garb. Some were brave enough to comply:

The bazaar had some spectacular textiles:

Of course, I bought the best of the bunch. Photos of those next time...

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