Uzbek Silk Tentband
A silk panel woven in a floating warp technique by nomadic people using a simple, narrow, pegged to the ground loom.The result is warp faced, lightweight, one foot wide silk band. Originally a tentband that was wrapped around the inside of tent on the divide between the ceiling and wall panels.This fragment of a band is cut and comprised into a flatweave floor or bed cover.It has beautiful early colors and a clear design scheme. Striped flatweaves of Central Asian origin are commonly known as Jajim or Ghudjeri.
Circa: 19th century
Condition: Pieced, fragmentary, some stains to a shorter side, good
Dimensions: 74" x 32"
Inventory number: TX3994