Antique Muted Color Suzani / 4'6"x7'3"/ 138x222cm

Antique Muted Color Suzani / 4'6"x7'3"/ 138x222cm

1,160.00

Delicate in color and in hand, this tambour-hook antique suzani has sodt pinks, blues, olives, outlined in black. This piece was perhaps originally a ruidjo, or wedding bedcover. Collectible.

This piece would be exquisite mounted and hung as a piece of unique antique art, used as a bed cover, made into unique, decorative pillows…

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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: 4’6” x 7’3” / 138 x 222cm
Material: silk on silk
Approximate age: 100 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan

In excellent condition. Small flaws commensurate with age. Some original patching in field.
Specialty clean.

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Item #E526

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