Appliqué is less common than patchwork in Central Asia. In this Uzbek example, designs were cut out of black and grey fabrics and both the positive and negative shapes were appliquéd onto white, red, and yellow backgrounds. Each appliqué block alternates with a printed or woven fabric typical of the region.
Uzbek patchwork and appliqué hanging
Possibly made in
IQSCM, Gift of the Robert and Ardis James Foundation