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Cover (called a Ruidzho? cover for the bridal bed)

Eastern or southern Uzbekistan. Piskent.(Pskent?)
early 20th century


Object Place: Bokhara, Turkey (Western)

Dimensions

113 x 169 cm (44 1/2 x 66 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.465

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover. Large off-center, wheel-like medallion with a rim having a repeating stylized vegetative motif. Similar smaller medallions and squares surrounded by leaf(?) motifs fill the field. Predominantly red and blue with green, yellow and black silk yarns on a tan cotton ground. Gool condition. Ground of three panels joined lengthwise. Lined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection