Shalwar kameez are garments worn by both men and women, consisting of long trousers and a long top. Men’s shalwar kameez are all one color and have pockets; women’s versions are often patterned and embellished with embroidery or beading.
Shalwar Kameez Term Timeline in The Breadwinner
The timeline below shows where the term Shalwar Kameez appears in The Breadwinner. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...hands Parvana new items to sell. Parvana is enraged that Mother is selling Parvana’s good shalwar kameez , but Mother insists there’s no need for it. Parvana asks why they don’t sell... (full context)