Circa: 1930 – 1940
Size: 31 ½ ″ X 31 ½ ″ – 80 cm X 80 cm
TAJIKISTAN LAKAI tribal silk embroidery Mirror cover. Tajikistan is the center of LAKAI tribal people who are accepted under Uzbek clans. They are master embroiderers with various stitching. Embroidery on cotton and center has Shoi ikat ( 100 % silk). Edges partly decorated with tassels. Fairly in good condition. It has printed cotton backing.
They believe when mirrors are not covered, they invite bad spirits. So, they tend to cover their mirrors when not in use. It is a Shamanistic belief survived long time in Turkic tribes of central Asia.
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