The present item is a beautiful vintage Uzbek silk handmade embroidery. The foundation of embroidery is cotton satin fabric. The embroidery is made in natural silk and cotton threads with couching stitch.
Suzani - beautiful traditional silk handmade embroideries from Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries. It is called by other names too - keshte, kashta (in Uzbek), some people call them suzni. There are a lot of different types and patterns of suzanis - they vary by region; and even one region has different designs. Patterns of such embroideries have deep cultural roots which go back to pagan times. Such handmade articles were traditionally made by women as a part of their dowry. Uzbek traditional interior includes a lot of textiles, where walls, niches and chests were covered with amazing embroideries.
SIZE: 48 x 38 inches.
CONDITION: good, some threads of embroidery are worn off.
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