Suzani (Persian/Farsi word meaning "of the needle") dowery embroidery executed to perfection and of extraordinary symmetric beauty in pink, orange, green and purple thread of creeping vines pomegranates fan shaped palmettes and medallions of circular flowers filled either with discs or rotating stars. Elaborately decorated boarders. Mounted on fabric and stretcher.
Rippon Boswell Auction Ignazio Vok Collection 11th April 2015 (Catalogue Item #80 Suzani 1 no.11 is of particular interest when looking at ours!).