A very nice 19th Century hand-embroidered Uzbek silk prayer rug, in used condition, the size 135 cmx 100 cm, it is a piece with very fine quality, the condition is not 100% good, there are several small damages as you can see on the pictures, a very rare piece, one of the finest examples of Uzbek embroidery.
Object Name: Prayer Rug
Local name: Jaynamoz
Place made: Asia: Uzbekistan
Period: mid 19th century
Dimensions: L 135cm x W 100cm
Material: cotton, silk
Material: 60% cotton, 40% silk
The present prayer rug is a beautiful old Uzbek handmade silk embroidery - joynomaz (prayer rug) suzani from . The basis of embroidery is cotton fabric. Most of the embroidery is made of natural silk threads with coaching and chain stitches. It has a printed cotton fabric back.
beautiful traditional handmade silk embroidery from Uzbekistan and other Central Asian countries. It is also called by other names - keshte, kashta (in Uzbek), some people call them suzni. There are many different types and patterns of Suzanis - they vary by region; and even a region has different designs. Patterns of such embroidery have deep cultural roots dating back to pagan times. Such handcrafted items were traditionally made by women as part of their dowries. Traditional Uzbek interiors include a lot of textiles, in which walls, niches and chests were covered with amazing embroidery.
The nomad antique dress offered here is an original old and antique, handcrafted, sometimes very filigree nomad textile from Afghanistan. After years of use in front of the tribes, it is natural that there may be stains in the pieces, small parts may be missing, the embroidery may be damaged, discolored, or repaired.
*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.
*Decoration is not part of the offer.
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