UZBEK ORIGINAL WEDDING SILK HAND- EMBROIDERED SUZANI

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 11, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

UZBEK RARE ORIGINAL WEDDING SILK HAND- EMBROIDERED SUZANI
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Offered is an old Uzbek artistic embroidery from Boysun. Natural cotton background, manual embroidery with homemade silk threads. This traditional embroidery-Suzani is included in the dowry. It represents an artistic realization of prayers for blessing and happiness of the future young family. Usually after wedding the embroidery used as a tapestry and decorated en especial wall in a drawing room. The Suzani is very unusual and original. It doesn't look like the traditional Muslim Uzbek embroidery w exists the Islamic prohibition to represent living creatures, especial a human . It is because of the Boysun region is only one place in Uzbekistan w survived the Buddism traditions of the ancient Bakrtia.

The composition consists of the deers surrounded with the rich blossoming motifs. Under the hands t is the inscription in Uzbek means rendezvous. Deer depiction connected with the mythic Bakhram Gur or Deer King incorporated heroes of varied ancient legends about King-Hunter. Indeed he was the real historical person Bahram V, the fourteenth Sassanid King of Persia (421–438). He was turn into a mythic king in Persian legend and literature. Well known in the world from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Shah-Nama of Firdousi.

Circa: 1987.
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