ceremonial hanging (suzani)

 
Nationality
Uzbek
Creation date
Materials
cotton
Dimensions
92 x 63 1/4 in.
Credit line
The Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack Collection
Accession number
33.800
Collection
Not Currently On View

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).
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