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Chain stitched suzani

Y’all, here is a suzani from Tajikistan worked entirely in chain stitch. I believe they used a tambour hook, which I introduced yesterday through French and Indian embroidery. It’s a worldwide technique! Thanks again to Dr. Shirazi for so generously … Continue reading

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Suzani from Tajikistan I

This is a wall hanging from Tajikistan, purchased in Iran (ignore the innocent bystander caught in the photo). Tajikistan is next to China and Afghanistan. This suzani is also in Dr. Shirazi’s embroidery collection (many, many more left to go!).  … Continue reading

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Suzanis from Uzbekistan

My aunt and uncle picked up this traditional embroidered wall hanging while visiting the Emir’s Summer Palace in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It’s called a suzani. Below is a map with Bukhara, Uzebkistan marked (I was a little vague on exactly where … Continue reading

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