RUSSIAN TRADE CLOTH (VFRT-192)

Uzbekistan, c.2nd quarter 20th century


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Piece of roller-printed cotton cloth: 50″ long x 14.75″ wide (only one selvedge)

Another piece of the same cloth: 51″ long x 30.5″ selvedge to selvedge. Small 1″ tear near the top and a few scattered minor stains (see bottom photo – more photos upon request). Price: $150

Another piece 49″ x 30.5″ selvedge to selvedge. A few small stains and an 8″ x 8″ self-fabric patch. (photos upon request). Price $125.

Produced in Russia for export to Central Asia

Illustrated in RUSSIAN TEXTILES page114

Good to fair condition –¬† this fabric was used as the backing of an Uzbek quilt (“kurpa”) and as such there are scattered small holes in the body of the cloth where stitches were removed and along the selvedge; a few minor stains.

This lively pattern has a folkloric look. The shading  in the flowers and leaves appears to simulate embroidery stitches.

If you are interested in a piece of this Russian printed cloth please contact Susan Meller.

 

 

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