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Velvet ikat silk

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Silk of pile was tied and dyed before weaving. Brillant colored design of lozenge-shaped medallions in diamond lattice frame-work. Rows of yellow medallions on blue ground, each filled with red, white, green, and blue design, alternate with rows of white medallions on green ground, each filled...

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Provenance

Purchased.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

Turkestan (Bokhara), about 1900

Dimensions

67 x 86 cm (26 3/8 x 33 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.86 x 0.67

Accession Number

26.239

Medium or Technique

Cut velvet ikat silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles