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Essentially, these fabulous fabrics are a Russian version of chintz (though not glazed). During the early 1900s, they were inexpensive and made in these especially vibrant colorways for export to Central Asia. Today they are collector’s items and the images are a sampling from the book Russian Textiles: Printed Cloth from the Bazaars of Central Asia, by Susan Meller (Abrams, $35).

Essentially, these fabulous fabrics are a Russian version of chintz (though not glazed). During the early 1900s, they were inexpensive and made in these especially vibrant colorways for export to Central Asia. Today they are collector’s items and the images are a sampling from the book Russian Textiles: Printed Cloth from the Bazaars of Central Asia, by Susan Meller (Abrams, $35).

Susan Meller | TURKMEN CHILD’S ROBE (ATRSC-150) – Tekke Turkmen, Central Asia. Mid-20th century

Susan Meller | TURKMEN CHILD’S ROBE (ATRSC-150) – Tekke Turkmen, Central Asia. Mid-20th century

Spices for Sale at a Market Stand, Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Asia

by Michael Runkel

Spices for Sale at a Market Stand, Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Asia by Michael Runkel

Old Row Boat in Kazakhstan Black and White 8x10 by KEnzPhotography, $30.00

Black and White Travel Photography, Old Kazakh Row Boat, Kazakhstan Photo, Central Asia Art, Nautical Lake House Decor, Cabin Decor Print

Old Row Boat in Kazakhstan Black and White 8x10 by KEnzPhotography, $30.00

Russian Trade Cloth for Central Asian market. 19th c.

Russian Trade Cloth for Central Asian market. 19th c.

Antique Russian cotton printed for Central Asia silk road trade Pre-Soviet OOAK Multicolor ethnic geometry quilt fabric chappan coat lining

Antique Russian cotton printed for Central Asia silk road trade Pre-Soviet OOAK Multicolor ethnic geometry quilt fabric chappan coat lining

Russian Textiles showcases the gorgeous printed-cotton textiles created and manufactured in Russia and exported to Central Asia from approximately 1860 to 1960. More than 175 spectacular patterns spanning a variety of periods and styles, from Art Nouveau florals to Soviet-era agitprop, are featured. The people in these Central Asian countries including Uzbeks, Tadjiks, and Turkmen incorporated the brightly patterned material into their clothing, particularly their robes, and in their ...

Russian Textiles showcases the gorgeous printed-cotton textiles created and manufactured in Russia and exported to Central Asia from approximately 1860 to 1960. More than 175 spectacular patterns spanning a variety of periods and styles, from Art Nouveau florals to Soviet-era agitprop, are featured. The people in these Central Asian countries including Uzbeks, Tadjiks, and Turkmen incorporated the brightly patterned material into their clothing, particularly their robes, and in their ...

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