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Piece of printed silk

Turkestan Uzbek


Dimensions

172 x 176 cm (67 11/16 x 69 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.76 x 1.72

Accession Number

98.985

Medium or Technique

Printed silk resist dyed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of irregular forms detailed with conventional, symmetrical bunches of flowers and open rosette-like flowers. The broad border has a floral design, the narrow outer border Arabic characters. The colors are blue, yellow, green and white, printed by the reserve process. Made of three strips of silk sewed together.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Dikran G. Kelekian for $8.00

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection