Makers frequently incorporated ancestral fragments into new tush ki’iz, illustrating the handiwork and motifs of three or more generations. This is one reason that these textiles traditionally remained within the family.

Tent hanging (tush ki'iz)
circa
1930
1970
Probably made in
Kyrgyzstan
66
118
IQSCM, Gift of the Robert and Ardis James Foundation
2011.040.0039