Antique Tashkent Suzani / 7'2"x7'10"/220x240cm


Antique Tashkent Suzani / 7'2"x7'10"/220x240cm


Stars and sunbursts. Full of vibrant life antique suzani from Uzbekistan's capital region. Four large deep magenta red sun-shapes with yellow stars are the foundation of this stunning suzani. Ringed with a scalloped edges and a wealth of details in the ground fill and the border, this gorgeous suzani's surface is entirely covered in silk embroidery. A stunning piece. Lovely weight and hand.

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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.

This piece has fine silk embroidery on cotton ground. 

Type: Suzani hand embroidery
Size: 7'2" x 7'10" / 220x240cm
Material: silk on cotton
Approximate age: 80 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan - Tashkent

Specialty clean.

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Item #E523

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