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Non-Turkmen weavings exhibition in Marin County – Thomas Cole

Non-Turkmen Central Asian Pile Weavings, Flat Weaves, & Textile Art (including felt, ikat & embroidery)

October 15 – December 30, 2013

In San Rafael, just 25 minutes north of San Francisco

Thomas Cole’s current exhibition, Steppe Art – An Exhibition of Non Turkmen Central Asian Tribal Art, includes an artistic selection of pile weavings, flatweaves, silk ikat and embroidery attributable to the Uzbek, Kyrgyz and other Central Asian tribal groups.

The exhibition is in his Marin County private gallery space (by appt. only)  from until December 30.


Detail: Uzbek Group, Main Carpet, Central Asia, mid 19th century (5’4’x12’2′)


Detail: Kirghiz felt ‘okbosh’, Wakhan Corridor (NE Afghanistan), circa 1900, 1’3’x2’2′


Detail: Uzbek Embroidery, Silk thread on woollen felt ground, Central Asia,19th century, 1’5’x1′-5′

Detail - Uzbek Flat Weave, Central Asia, 19th century, 3' x 4'2

Detail – Uzbek Flat Weave, Central Asia, 19th century, 3’x4’2


Detail: Silk Ikat (fragment), Central Asia, 19th century, 1’7’x3’4′


Detail: Uzbek ‘Ilgich’, Silk embroidery, Central Asia, 19th century, 11’x1’9′


Detail: Uzbek Embroidered Band Belt, Shahrysabs Region, Central Asia, 19th century, 3’14’x2′-6′


Detail: Uzbek Embroiderey, Band Fragment, mid 19th century



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