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Ground: coarse cotton. Design: small rosette, from which radiate plant forms framed by an eight-pointed star; larger plant forms radiate from star, the whole framed by narrow floral border, worked in Bokhara couching stitch, and chain stitch with red, crimson, orange several shades of yellow,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Central Asian, 19th century

Object Place

Nuratta, Turkestan


72.5 x 70 cm (28 9/16 x 27 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts