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Catalog number 2010.6.8
Title Tent decoration with elaborate tassels
Date 20th Century
Object Name Textile
Description Tasseled tent decoration with cross-stitch embroidery. Pieces like this would be hung anywhere in an Uzbek tent or house. In this example the long elaborate tassels have a decorative knot often referred to as a Turkish knot.
Medium/Material Cotton embroidered with silk
Dimensions H-26 W-3.5 inches
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1980
Search Terms Uzbekistan
Central Asia
Textile, silk
20th Century AD
Exhibition and Publication History * "Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey," GTM at Flushing Town Hall, March 9-April 29, 2012. A. Winter and A. Bauer, Curators.
Culture Uzbekistan