Requires Photography

Hanging

parda

Uzbek (Bokhara)
1870s


Accession Number

2019.156

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton plain weave; resist-dyed (Ikat)

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Large hanging or cover (parda) made of silk and cotton, resist-dyed (ikat) crimson red with allover pattern of stylized flowers in white and blue. Backing is made of cheap cotton block-printed with small boteh patterns

Provenance

Between about 1973 and 1979, probably acquired in Afghanistan by Wendy Lynne Klodt (b. 1946 – d. 2015), Cape Neddick, ME; 2015, to the Wendy Klodt Revocable Trust; 2019, sold by the Wendy Klodt Revocable Trust to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Textile Curator's Fund and New England Rug Society