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Wall hanging (pardha)

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Wall hanging consists of 4 1/4 loom widths of silk and cotton ikat, woven in blocks of brilliant color, with jagged edges. The colors appear to be repeated at random but they are in fact the same repeat, the panels being sewn together in random fashion, with the inclusion of several white...

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Provenance

Private European collection; Purchased from Francesca Galloway, London by the MFA, January 23, 2002

Credit Line

Marshall H. Gould Fund

Uzbekistan, Bokhara district, 1860

Object Place

Bokhara, Uzbekistan

Dimensions

Overall: 221.6 x 168.9cm (87 1/4 x 66 1/2in.)

Accession Number

2002.10

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton ikat woven in warp-faced plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles