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Piece of silk

Bokharan
early 20th century


Dimensions

43 x 69 cm (16 15/16 x 27 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .69 x .43

Accession Number

21.675

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; warp ikat; wool twill tapestry; edging

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven from silk that has been tied and dyed before weaving. The design consists of irregular pink, red, violet, blue, green and yellow triangles.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund