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Tomyris Suzani

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Destination: Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Suzanis, the root of which means “needle” in Persian, were traditionally embroidered by brides-to-be for their dowries. In large part a show of skill and industriousness, it’s said that discerning potential mother-in-laws would look at the quality of the suzani before looking at the girl herself to judge whether she was a suitable match for her son. This one was purchased in Bukhara from a man named Arabov Ahmad, who works with women in the village of Nurata to produce some of the finest suzanis around.


At one time, suzani embroidery was a national pastime for Uzbek women, who were supposed to have at least fifteen pieces ready for their dowries by the time they were old enough to marry. Like a lot of traditional ... Read More

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6.2 x 5.3 ft

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