Central Asia. Early 20th century

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14” x 11.5”
Silk hand-embroidery on black velvet
Backed with a coarse undyed wool felt
Red cotton trim
Very good condition – almost no embroidery damage
Illustrated in SILK and COTTON page 226

This piece would have had a cloth backing with a pouch in order to hold small items. It would have been hung on the lattice walls of a Kyrgyz yurt.
The embroidery is done in classic Kyrgyz lacing stitch outlined with fine chain stitches.

If you are interested in this Kyrgyz bag and would like more information please contact Susan Meller.

Price: $125.00
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