Hand-made embroidery for decorating a yurt, Mongolia.

Kazakh Chimldik/Tuskiiz

Hand-made embroidery for yurt decoration


Used during wedding ceremonies as a wall decoration behind the bride and groom. The bride
must bring a chimldik/tuskiiz (tuskiiz means tent hanging) to the husband's yurt as a part of her dowry. Wear is consistent with age and use.


PRICE: CHF 800.-

COUNTRY: Mongolia

DATE OF PRODUCTION: Mid 20th century

MATERIALS: Embroidered cotton

CONDITION: Good, one selvage raw, a few spots

WIDTH/LENGTH: 100 cm x 216 cm