Hand embroidered 1910 silk thread on cotton background suzani. Used for wall hanging. Suzani Textiles What is a suzani? A suzani is a large, hand-embroidered textile panel; the word comes from the Persian word suzan, which means needle. Originating from nomadic tribes in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries, suzanis have become highly collectable and valued for their beautiful decoration and fine craftsmanship. (christie's)
dry cleaning only.