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ceremonial hanging (suzani)

Uzbek


Often part of a bride's dowry or given as gifts, these fabrics were used as wall hangings and curtains separating sleeping and living quarters in affluent Central Asian homes.

Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack Collection; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art (1933).

Object Information

culture
Uzbek
creation date
about 1875
materials
cotton
dimensions
92 x 63 1/4 in.
accession number
33.800
credit line
The Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack Collection
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors