COVID-19 ikat face mask - ROM2021_18062_39


COVID-19 ikat face mask

Maker: Dilyara Kaipova
Medium:Ikat-tie resist dyed and handwoven cotton
Geography: Margilan, Fergana Valley, Uzbekistan
Date: 2020
21.2 × 10 cm, strap length: 5 cm
Object number: 2021.48.3
Credit Line: Gift of Sapar Contemporary
Not on view
DescriptionThis face mask was designed by Uzbek artist, Dilyara Kaipova (b. 1967), during the COVID-19 pandemic. The artist worked with specialized weavers in Margilan, Uzbekistan, to produce the ikat-dyed cotton fabric using blue, yellow and burgundy aniline dyes.
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