Chyrpy collar

Chyrpy collar. Hand-embroidered very fine silk lacing stich (kesdi) on red handwoven silk. Tekkè people. Central Asia.Late 19th. century. Good condition. Cm. 9 x 96 (4" x 3'2").
Turkmen women embroidered elaborate trim for the collars of their robes.
The stitching was very fine and when the robes were no longer serviceable, the embroidered collars were often removed and reused on another robe. Price on request.

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