Teal Vines Suzani Vanity Tray

Contemporary Handmade
Philippines
Sale $250
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Dimensions: 10" L x 6" W x 1.25" H

Fabric-wrapped wooded tray, finished with gold metal handles.

*Please note that as unique, handmade piece, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

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Provenance

This tray fabric is of a suzani embroidery, which is a classic Central Asian textile characterized by flowers and meandering vines, made with a tambour hook. Though Uzbek stitched, the motif presented here is Turkish - a tree of life. Suzani tree of life designs represent three spheres: the roots spring from the underworld, the trunk rises through the terrestrial world, and the branches reach the heavens. These textiles are traditionally used as wall hangings or as a woman's marriage dowry, as the fruit designs are symbolic of fertility. The suzani's decorative embroidery is also thought to possess a protective element.

Provenance