Central Asian Ikat of the 19th Century

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Antique Uzbek Silk Ikat Chapan

Antique Uzbek Silk Ikat Chapan



Probably Ferghana Valley, Uzbekistan, 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, from October 16, 2010  to March 13, 2011