Suzani from Tajikistan, bought near the border in Urgut/ Uzbekistan, III Quarter 20th c.
Silk couching on cotton, handmeasde with maschine embroidered cotton trims. Size 1,20 x 1,88 m
The term suzani is from the Persian and essentially means needlework. Initially suzanis were made for one’s own private use, to decorate walls and beds, or serve as a curtain, tablecloth or prayer rug.
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