Early nineteenth century suzani with floral sprays

Early 19th century suzani with floral sprays, Uzbekistan. Early 19th century suzani with floral sprays, Uzbekistan. Courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art, acc. no. 2016.89.

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, houses a suzani with floral sprays, which has been dated to the first half of the nineteenth century. The suzani is made of six strips of a cotton material, embroidered with silk thread and worked in filling stitch (kanda xajol or bosma) and outline stitch (ilmoq).

Cleveland Museum of Art online catalogue (retrieved 3rd September 2017).

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