Lot n° 175
1500 - 2000
TENTURE « SUZANI » AU CŒUR VERT
CENTRAL ASIA, UZBEKISTAN, URGUT, 20th CENTURY
Rectangular cotton hanging embroidered with cotton threads, decorated with large fuschia red and burgundy discs with green hearts, encircled by wide bands of black tendrils. Red rosettes border alternating with "S" motifs.
A "SUZANI" HANGING WITH A GREEN HEART, 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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