Hand Embroidered Silk Suzani Coverlet Uzbekistan (78" x 100")

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Suzanis are hand stitched bed coverings created by the once nomadic people who populated the ancient silk road of Uzbekistan. Suzanis were originally crafted as dowry pieces that a mother would help lovingly create for her daughter’s wedding day. It was believed that the patterns and colors in a suzani held talismanic powers of protection and these powers were magically transferred from the mother into the suzani through the visual impact of her embroidery work. From the studios of Sanjar Nazaroz, a UNESCO Award of Excellence winner

Fabric: Satin-finish silk black groundcloth with silk threads. Colors of embroidery: Christmas red and cream predominate with a rhythm of accent colors in sky blue, puce, navy, chalky peach, sage, robins egg blue, chalky mint green, dusty rose, oatmeal.

 Size: apx: 78” x 100" Care: dry clean.

 $2200 includes shipping within the continental US

Country of origin: Uzbekistan