Embroidered Cover (Kaitag)

Central medallion with sun and horns design.

Artist/maker unknown, TransCaucasian

Geography:
Made in Kaitag Region, Dagestan, Russia, Asia

Date:
Second half of 19th century

Medium:
Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery in outline, brick filling, and couching stitches and laid work

Dimensions:
34 1/2 x 27 inches (87.6 x 68.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1951-98-17

Credit Line:
Gift of Henry P. McIlhenny, 1951

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