Vintage suzani, Uzbek suzani, Tajik silk embroidery, tapestry, tablecloth, bedspread
Unique vintage handmade suzani. Suzani is a common term for embroidered dowry pieces (coverlets for the bridal bed, but also for made to decorate beds, tables, walls) produced for hundreds of years by the women of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. According to local custom, a suzani was started every time a girl was born, in preparation for her dowry. In the design appear a tree of life, a fanciful garden, stylised pomegranates symbolising abundance and fertility, brightly coloured tulips and carnations on a vast desert-like brown field everyday objects like the humble ewer the evil eye. The pieces are produced under widely varying circumstances–both in cities and villages, both in workshops and in homes. The best new pieces are truly lovely, with inspired designing, excellent materials, and fine craftsmanship. Place of Origin: Lakay/Tajikistan. Size: 59.0x 89.0(inch)/150.0 x 226.0(cm). Condition: good, but the. Item is vintage has traces of old age. It is my pleasure to assist you. The item “Vintage suzani, Uzbek suzani, Tajik silk embroidery, tapestry, tablecloth, bedspread” is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Embroidery”. The seller is “artbox_samarkand” and is located in Uzbekistan. This item can be shipped worldwide.