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Tabby-woven silk, showing red wefts and tie-dyed warps. Cloud-like lozenges of neutral purple, blue, yellow-green and white, on purplish pink ground. Wide borders, those along sides show warp-stripe pattern in each of the secondary colors. Ends cut and frayed. Green braided loops at each of two...

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Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Turkmen (Bokhara) or Persian, 19th–20th century

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Silk; Ikat


Textiles and Fashion Arts