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Antique Suzani: Ruijo

ref: 6675)

Bridal sheet (Ruijo) from the Ferghana Valley, Uzbekistan, 19th century. This particular form of Suzani had, in its original format, a plain cotton centre. The embroidery is worked in silk in a variety of stitches on five panels. The top end is particularly rich with its double row of large flowers on a stem. Excellent condition, backed


210 x 165 cm