168 x 98cm // 5ft 6" x 3ft 2"
The yellow ground ikat panel is edged with a later trade cotton print which itself is attached to a 19th cent Kirmani twill termeneh edge. The ikat is unfortunately damaged through the centre as seen here in lateral fold marks although the remainder of the silk is in resplendent colour and condition.
possibly a Bukhara workshop
• mid or late 19th cent
Collections: Collectables, Textiles