Lot n° 174
1500 - 2000
TENTURE « SUZANI » AU CŒUR ROUGE BRIQUE
CENTRAL ASIA, UZBEKISTAN, URGUT, 20th CENTURY
Rectangular cotton hanging embroidered with cotton threads, decorated with large red and brick-red discs on a white background, around which meander large black scrolls of poly-lobed palmettes. The border of red and brick rosettes alternates with stylized black plant motifs.
A "SUZANI" HANGING WITH BIRCK-RED HEARTS, CENTRAL ASIA, UZBEKISTAN, URGUT, 20TH CENTURY.
H: 370 x W: 326 cm
Urgut, located in the Samarkand region, is still known today for its large suzani hangings. For similar examples, see John Gillow, Textiles of the Islamic World, Thames & Hudson, Citadelles et Mazenod, 2010, pp. 185-86 and Johannes Kalter and Margareta Pavaloi (Ed.), Uzbekistan. Heirs to the Silk Road, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997, ill. 538, p. 266.
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