Hand-made embroidery for decorating a yurt, Kazakhstan.

Kazakh Chimldik/Tuskiiz

Hand-made embroidery for decorating a yurt


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


PRICE: CHF 800.-

COUNTRY: Kasakhstan

DATE OF PRODUCTION: Mid 20th century

MATERIALS: Embroidered cotton

CONDITION: Good, one selvage raw, clean

WIDTH/LENGTH: 110 cm x 190 cm