Antique Magenta-ground Suzani / 6'9"x7'9"/207x236cm


Antique Magenta-ground Suzani / 6'9"x7'9"/207x236cm


Magnificent central floral medallion suzani on rich magenta silk ground. Vibrant red motifs play with the purple silk ground in this lively, highly-detailed piece. Collectible. In excellent condition.

Suzani - from the Persian word for "needle" - is the term used for a range of hand-embroidered covers and hangings from Uzbekistan. Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.

These pieces were made as part of the dowry and as such were prized possessions. But they have age, which is part of their extreme beauty. Our pieces are offered as the best of their categories in terms of artistry and condition. All are sold as-is.

Type: Hand-embroidered suzani in silk on silk
Size: 6’9” x 7’9” / 207x236cm
Material: silk on silk
Approximate age: 100 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan

In excellent condition. Small flaws commensurate with age.
Specialty clean.

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Item #E529

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