Antique Uzbek Tashkent Suzani / 5'9"x8'6"/ 175x260cm

Antique Uzbek Tashkent Suzani / 5'9"x8'6"/ 175x260cm

3,500.00

Stunning antique suzani from eastern Uzbekistan with tightly embroidered blossoms in red-pink silk surrounding a central star-shape. A stunning piece in excellent condition. Collectible.

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

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 Originally made for a newly-married couple's household by the bride and her relatives, they are now fabulous for a variety of uses and design applications.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 embroidery in silk on cotton
Size: 69" x 102" / 175x260
Material: silk on cotton
Approximate age: 100+ years
Origin: Central Asia - Uzbekistan - Tashkent

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

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Item #E513

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