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Collection

An image of 'ikat' wrap or blanket by

Uzbekistan

Title
'ikat' wrap or blanket
Place of origin
Uzbekistan
Year
20th century
Media category
Textile
Materials used
silk with cotton lining; warp 'ikat'
Dimensions

183.9 x 100.5 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
298.2000
Copyright
© Copyright reserved
Location
Not on display
Further information

This Uzbek 'ikat' was once probably sewn into a coat but has now been taken apart and re-sewn into a small shawl or wrap. The brightly coloured 'ikat' is dyed in six different colours and the lining is of Russian printed cotton.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000