Antique Piskent Suzani / 6'10"x8'6"/ 208x260cm

Antique Piskent Suzani / 6'10"x8'6"/ 208x260cm

4,100.00

Antique suzani from Piskent, south of Tashkent. Piskent is rightly famous for its rich, unforgettable suzani, with embroidery covering the entire surface of the fabric. This piece, in magenta and yellow with black detailing, is vivacious and electric and in excellent, collectible condition. Great large size. A stunner.

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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 with all-over embroidery in silk on cotton
Size: 6'10"x'8'6"/ 208x20cm
Material: silk on cotton
Approximate age: 100 years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan - Piskent

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

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Item #E516

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