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Sash (Sluck, Belarusian)

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Rugs & Carpets Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 200.00 USD
Sash (Sluck, Belarusian)
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62" x 4.5", fringe is approx 5.5". Beautiful flowers, colors of brown, green, blue & cream. Sluck sashes, real treasure of Belarusian culture. This type of handwork was produced in Belarus (then Rzeczpospolita) in the second half of the 18th and early 19th centuries. Sluck sashes were named after the city of Slutsk (Minsk region), where they were first produced in 18th century to replace expensive imported sashes from the Orient. Such sashes from Ottoman Empire, Persia, Iran and China were very popular among the nobles of the time and served not only as a decorative element of the costume but as a symbol of high social status and wealth as well. From the historic Ben-Tchavtchavadze collection of Ontario, Canada. State: Russia City: Date: clate 1900's HWAC# 85820