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Antique Suzani Textile Silk Uzbek

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Behold the exquisite beauty of this antique Suzani textile, a true masterpiece of textile artistry with a rich cultural heritage. Traditionally crafted by brides for their husbands, Suzani textiles hold a special significance in Central Asian culture. Used in yurts as wall hangings, bed coverings, or covers for belongings, they serve both practical and symbolic purposes. This particular Suzani textile features a special floral design typical of Suzani craftsmanship, professionally embroidered by hand with delicate blooms and swirling vines. Each motif carries deep symbolic significance: the pomegranate symbolizes festivity, peppers offer protection from evil spirits, wavy stems represent wealth and vitality, tear drops and almonds signify abundance, and flowers represent the paradise garden in the desert, bringing luck, good health, and longevity. Dating back to a bygone era, this antique Suzani textile tells a story of tradition, love, and cultural heritage. Passed down through generations, it carries with it the legacy of the brides who crafted it with care and devotion, making it not just a piece of art, but also cherished symbol of love and prosperity. Whether displayed as a wall hanging, used as a bedspread, or draped over a piece of furniture, this antique Suzani textile adds a touch of elegance and tradition to any space. Its timeless beauty and rich cultural symbolism make it a truly special addition to any collection, evoking a sense of history and romance with every stitch.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 96.46 in (245 cm)Width: 76.78 in (195 cm)Depth: 0.04 in (1 mm)
  • Style:
    Suzani (In the Style Of)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    Late 19th Century
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  • Seller Location:
    Ferrara, IT
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 909963981stDibs: LU5707238561462
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