FAUX-IKAT SILK SATEEN (VFOTNB-114)

Uzbekistan, circa 1980s


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94” x 38” selvedge to selvedge (both selvedges intact)

28″ repeat (Each orange tulip is 12″ from top to bottom of the stem . The entire length of cloth is not shown in the photo.)

Machine-woven and screen-printed high luster silk sateen with tulip motifs

Printed at the V.V. Kuybisheva Factory, Margilan

Like-new condition

 

Faux-ikat was very popular with Central Asian women and girls. Printed silk ikat such as this cloth would have been made into chemises like the one in the photo below.

The photograph of young women modeling the latest styles is from an Uzbek fashion magazine from 1975.

If you are interested in this fabric, please contact Susan Meller.

Price: $75 for the entire length

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Price: $75.00
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