Antique Shakhrisabz Suzani / 6'1"x7'4" / 187x225cm


Antique Shakhrisabz Suzani / 6'1"x7'4" / 187x225cm


Lovely, delicately drawn pinwheel, floral, and rosette motifs in warm medium blue, green, white and black and magenta on a rich marigold ground. This excellent suzani from southern Uzbekistan's Shakhrisabz in silk on handwoven cotton is in excellent condition, with wonderful colors and such a vibrant design.

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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: 6'1" x 7'4"/ 187x225cm
Material: silk on cotton
Approximate age: 100 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan - Shakhrisabz

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

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Item #E519

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