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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...

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Bought by Frank H. Beebe in Cairo, 1904

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Uzbeki, 19th century

Object Place

Bukhara, Uzbekistan


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts