Silk Ikat Blanket, Mid 20th century, Uzbekistan

680,00 incl. VAT

This wonderful blanket is full with peppercorns, rams horns and forks, as sign for hospitality. it´s like a duvet with a back side in cotton. The back side is made from cotton rollerprints with flowers. There are some buttons, that you can fill it. These kind of  blankets used as mattress were stacked in large piles, known as chuk, according to the rule: “The higher the pile, the more wealthy the inhabitants, the greater their prestige, and the less cold they will have to endure.”

Mid 20th century

Size: 2,40 x 2,0 m

Frontside: Handmade Ikat 100 % Silk

Backside: 100% Cotton

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Weight 3 kg