Requires Photography

Cover or garment

Turkmen (Bokhara) or Persian
19th–20th century

Object Place: Persia


115 x 189 cm (45 1/4 x 74 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Ikat

Not On View


Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Tabby-woven silk, showing red wefts and tie-dyed warps. Cloud-like lozenges of neutral purple, blue, yellow-green and white, on purplish pink ground. Wide borders, those along sides show warp-stripe pattern in each of the secondary colors. Ends cut and frayed. Green braided loops at each of two corners.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts