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Piece of printed silk

Turkestan Uzbek
early 20th century


67 x 67 cm (26 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .67 x .67

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed silk, resist dyed

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Printed by the reserve process. The ground is dark blue, set diagonally; across the mainfield is a large pear or palm form surrounded by rows of smaller pear forms and open flowers. Pear forms are arranged diagonally across two corners of the field. Around four sides is a border of pear forms and two narrower borders of conventional flower? forms. The colors of the design are bright yellow, white and light neutral brown.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection