Wrapping cloth Bokcha

Uzbeki
19th century


Object Place: Bukhara, Uzbekistan, probably Nurata or Bokhara

Dimensions

74.5 x 70 cm (29 5/16 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.438

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk yarns

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles

Ground: coarse cotton. Design: a rosette in center, framed by an eight-pointed star, from which radiate conventionalized plant forms, a narrow floral border framing the whole, worked in Bokhara couching stitch and chain stitch with red, crimson, orange several shades of yellow, green, and dark blue silk.

Provenance

Bought by Frank H. Beebe in Cairo, 1904

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond