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Ainak push


Artist Unknown (Uzbekistan)


late 19th-early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ainak push, Artist Unknown (Uzbekistan)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk, cotton; hook-and-needle chain stitch
Size: 19 1/2 x 22 in. (49.53 x 55.88 cm) (includes fringe)
Creation Place: Uzbekistan, Kashkadarya region, Kitab or Shahrisabs
Culture: Uzbekistan, Kashkadarya region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: Fringe with warp-twined heading, ikat band, Pieced, block-printed liningThe ground fabric is red cotton with a brown striped cotton substrate. The polychrome silk embroidery is worked through both layers. There is a silk/cotton ikat binding, and a cotto
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Jack A. and Aviva Robinson
Accession Number: 2004.259.25
Added to Site: March 1, 2009