Silk Suzani Pillow Cover
This Silk Suzani Pillow Cover features authentic Uzbek designs. Handmade embroideries are all silk and have a very fine workmanship. Hidden zipper closure. Width: 19" Length: 19"Suzani is a type of embroidered and decorative tribal textile made in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. Suzani is from the Persian سوزن Suzan which means needle. Suzanis usually have a cotton (sometimes silk) fabric base, which is embroidered in silk or cotton thread.
Popular design motifs include sun and moon disks, flowers (especially tulips, carnations, and irises), leaves and vines, fruits (especially pomegranates), and occasional fish and birds.Suzanis were traditionally made by Central Asian brides as part of their dowry, and were presented to the groom on the wedding day.