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Catalog number 2010.6.22
Title Kungrat wall decoration (ilgich)
Date 20th Century
Object Name Textile
Description Kungrat embroidered wall decoration
Ilgich, small square and shield-shaped decorative embroideries, are used as part of a dowery and to decorate a home. This ilgich has a central spiral-edged medallion surrounded by four saw tooth-edged horn figures with an outer band of simpler shapes. It is unlined with raw edges.


Medium/Material Wool/Silk/Embroidered
Dimensions H-22.5 W-27 inches
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 2000
Search Terms Uzbekistan
Kungrat
Central Asia
20th Century AD
Textile, wool
Silk
Hanging
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 Kungrat, Uzbekistan