Antique Uzbek Suzani

Antique Uzbek Suzani

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Late 19th/early 20th century
Uzbekistan
Embroidered silk
90″ x 91″ x 1″

Suzanis were traditionally made by Central Asian brides as part of their dowry, and presented to the groom on their wedding day. This is a wonderfully graphic example, with sixteen large floral medallions alternating between black and pale blue, surrounded by a narrow floral border.

Stretched and mounted.

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