Antique Tashkent “Suzani”

5'11" x 7'9" (178cm x 233cm)
Central Asia, Uzbekistan: Late 19th Century
Embroidery, silk stitching on cotton
Medium, Antiques, Textiles, Blankets, etc
The design and color palette of this antique embroidery indicates if was made in the city of Tashkent, presently the capital of Uzbekistan. This design, with large discs, is known locally as "oi paliak" (moon sky), has astrological symbolism.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, complete and clean