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Uzbek Silk Ikat Chapan

ref: 5559)

Probably Ferghana Valley, 19th century; silk ikat weave with cotton lining; one stain, otherwise very good condition. A similar piece is published in "Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats" (Plate 8, p.78), a compilation of the Murad Megalli collection donated to and exhibited in a special exhibition at the Textile Museum, Washington, October 16, 2010 - March 13, 2011