Exhibiting at the CADA Fair, Compton Verney, 13 - 16 October

Antique Silk Ikat Coat


Antique Silk Ikat Coat



Uzbekistan, possibly Karshi, late 19th century. Warp-faced Ikat weave with a silk warp and a cotton weft, original Russian printed cotton lining and braiding, overall excellent condition. A similar piece is in the Tair Tairov Collection, published in Clouds Captured in Silk. Ikats from Turkestan. Tair F. Tairov Collection, Part I. State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, 2002, Plate 39, p.68