Antique Uzbek Suzani mid 19th century

Antique Uzbek Suzani mid 19th century

c. 1840 to c. 1860 Uzbekistan

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Tashkent or Dschizak, mid 19th century. The unusual design of this Suzani mimics the appearance of a small piece laid on top of a larger one. The joining stitching appears to be by the same hand as that on the joins on the central panel. This arrangement has precedence: a similar piece is in the Burrell Collection, exhibited in their "Suzani Embroideries" exhibition in 2008 (Suzani 30.13, published in: Suzani Embroideries of the Burrell Collection, p.8, Culture and Sport, Glasgow, Museums, 2008)
Excellent condition, backed
Dimensions
Height 208.00 cm (81.89 inches)
Width 190.00 cm (74.80 inches)
Stock Code
6320
Medium
Silk embroidery on linen
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