The original traditional textiles from the old Silk Road are part of the nomad culture of Central Asia. Every item is hand made and is defined by it’s own textile techniques. These textiles are all wearable, but also have a great added value for your home interior.

Our collection of tribal textiles and tribal art from Central Asia contains highly fashionable vintage and some antique treasures for collectors.

  • Ikat Coat Afghanistan

    99,00 (incl. btw)
    This Afghan ikat coat has been woven with the typical Afghan ikat block pattern. It is a beautiful combination of purple, aubergine, grey and light yellow. The fabric is 100% silk, there is a little spot in the frontpanel on the right. This coat was not completely finished and is without lining.
  • Ikat Coat Green

    395,00 (incl. btw)
    This Ikat Coat is made from silk and cotton. The design is Ikat dyed in green, red and yellow thread. A special feature of this jacket, is that is a women's jacket. This is visible because of the high waist of the coat. Ikat coats were hand stitched using the finest materials. The Ikat process is a method of weaving using a dye resist on either the warp threads or the weft threads. After this, they are hand woven to create the intricate patterning. Uzbekistan Ikat coats were traditionally worn by the elite and usually by men.
  • Ikat Coat Khiva 1

    495,00 (incl. btw)
    This antique Ikat coat is from the end of the nineteenth century. This beautiful example originates from the city of Khiva in Uzbekistan, famed as a stop-over on the Silk Road. Khiva has a very cold climate, which is why the coat has been quilted and wadded. This, and the stunning Russian block print lining, is what distinguishes this coat from her peers. We are proud that this ikat coat from Khiva is not the only coat we have in our collection. The Ikat Coat Khiva 2 is made in the same community as this ikat coat. They are almost completely similar in appearance, except from the richer pattern on the outside of the Khiva 2 coat. Shirdak sources these antique textiles and rare fabrics direct from the region, discovering them during their travels to Central Asia.
  • Ikat Coat Khiva 2

    525,00 (incl. btw)
    This antique Ikat coat is from the end of the nineteenth century. This beautiful example originates from the city of Khiva in Uzbekistan, famed as a stop-over on the Silk Road. Khiva has a very cold climate, which is why the coat has been quilted and wadded. This, and the stunning Russian block print lining, is what distinguishes this coat from her peers. We are proud that this ikat coat from Khiva is not the only coat we have in our collection. The Ikat Coat Khiva 1 is made in the same community as this ikat coat. They are almost completely similar in appearance, except from the richer pattern on the outside of the Khiva 2 coat. Shirdak sources these antique textiles and rare fabrics direct from the region, discovering them during their travels to Central Asia.
  • Ikat Coat Red

    425,00 (incl. btw)
    This exquisite Ikat Coat is made from silk and cotton. The design is Ikat dyed in aubergine, red, yellow, pink and white thread. The inside of the coat contains a Russian printed cotton, with a distinctive rose pattern. The pattern on the outside of the coat is quite common amongst ikat coats, however that doesn't diminish it's striking effect of many rich colors. Ikat coats were hand stitched using the finest materials. The Ikat process is a method of weaving using a dye resist on either the warp threads or the weft threads. After this, they are hand woven to create the intricate patterning. This process has been loosely compared to tie and dye because of the resist process. Uzbekistan Ikat coats were traditionally worn by the elite and usually by men. Only rulers or merchants could afford these coats. often the coats were also created to be presented as robes of honour and formal gifts. On special occasions a number of these coats would be worn one over another to make the maximum impression.