Central Asian Tuski'iz (bed hanging)

Central Asian Tuski'iz (bed hanging)
Offered by: Legge Carpets Ltd
Dealer reference: 6909

Description

This embroidered central Asian tuski'iz is part of a bedding set.

The embroidery in a multitude of strong colours is worked in chain stitch on off-black cotton twill which is backed with a light-coloured cotton fabric. The field with its floral designs is enclosed on three sides by a red cotton border with curvilinear patterns and a band of rickrack, with loops for hanging still intact on the top border. It was acquired in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the year 2000. The textile is a cheerful example of central Asian folk art.

It is in very good condition.

See also an example in the British Museum's research collection, which was acquired in 2003: https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?assetId=295516001&objectId=3440155&partId=1 

Height: 104.00cm (40.94 inches)
Width: 200.00cm (78.74 inches)

Condition

Very good condition

Date

Circa 1950

Price

£495.00

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