Silk Blush Suzani

Wallpaper

Silk Blush Suzani

Wallpaper

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St. Frank
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This wallpaper is a replica of a vintage piece from Uzbekistan was handmade in the traditional suzani embroidery technique... READ MORE

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Printed
St. Frank

This wallpaper is a replica of a vintage piece from Uzbekistan was handmade in the traditional suzani embroidery technique and consists of delicate silk embroidery on a silk-cotton blend backing. Suzani, which is embroidered with a tambour hook, is a classic Central Asian textile characterized by flowers and meandering vines. A specialist known as a chizmachi draws out the suzani pattern, then each fabric strip is given to an embroiderer, and finally the finished pieces are sewn back together. The result is a grand work created by several hands, producing charming irregularities and subtle mismatches that balance out the precision of the stitch. The flower designs seen here are symbolic of fertility and fruitfulness. These textiles are traditionally used as wall hangings or as a woman's marriage dowry. The suzani's decorative embroidery is also thought to possess a protective element.

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Width: 27”
Repeat: 49”
Match: Straight
Edges: Untrimmed
Sold in full-yard increments in continuous rolls
Heavy weight paper Class ASTM-E84

8" x 10" swatch available.

Wallpaper yardage orders have a 5 yard minimum. Please allow 8 weeks for delivery.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this wallpaper supports our artisan partners.

Wallpaper is printed to order, with a minimum order of 5 yards. Allow 8 weeks for printing and delivery.
Wallpaper is final sale and may not be returned or exchanged.

Provenance

This wallpaper is a replica of a vintage piece from Uzbekistan was handmade in the traditional suzani embroidery technique and consists of delicate silk embroidery on a silk-cotton blend backing. Suzani, which is embroidered with a tambour hook, is a classic Central Asian textile characterized by flowers and meandering vines. A specialist known as a chizmachi draws out the suzani pattern, then each fabric strip is given to an embroiderer, and finally the finished pieces are sewn back together. The result is a grand work created by several hands, producing charming irregularities and subtle mismatches that balance out the precision of the stitch. The flower designs seen here are symbolic of fertility and fruitfulness. These textiles are traditionally used as wall hangings or as a woman's marriage dowry. The suzani's decorative embroidery is also thought to possess a protective element.