Antique Red-Ground Uzbek Suzani / 4'9"x7'1"/145x217cm


Antique Red-Ground Uzbek Suzani / 4'9"x7'1"/145x217cm


Lovely and alive, this red-ground silk suzani has age-old floral motifs in full vivd bloom and motion aall over this antique suzani wall hanging. Vibrant  in color and effect and delicate in hand, this suzani is a true piece of art with so much life.

This piece would be exquisite mounted and hung as a piece of unique antique art.

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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 cotton
Size: 4'9" x 7'1" / 145x217cm
Material: silk on cotton
Approximate age: 80 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan - Shakhrisabz

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

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Item #E518

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