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Tent hanging


Artist Unknown (Kyrgyz or Kazak)


early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tent hanging, Artist Unknown (Kyrgyz or Kazak)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool, silk; needle chain stitch, double chain stitch, detached chain stitch, cretan stitch
Size: 26 3/4 x 27 1/4 in. (67.95 x 69.22 cm)
Creation Place: Uzbekistan
Culture: Kyrgyz or Kazak, Uzbekistan
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: No backing cloth. Hand jwoven indigo-dyed pieced wool ground with polychrome wool and silk embroidery. There is no finishing treatment on the edges. Red dominates. Large center square pattern with 2 1/2" - 3" border all sides.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Jack A. and Aviva Robinson
Accession Number: 2004.259.52
Added to Site: March 1, 2009