Requires Photography

Cover or hanging

Nim "Suzani"

Southern Uzbekistan
late 19th–early 20th century

Object Place: Suzani, Turkey (Western)


32 x 46.5 cm (12 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with glass beadwork, and linen tape

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



A kneeling woman, in classical style dress, feeding milk from a dish to an alighting eagle bearing fire and thunder in its talons; Hebe and the eagle of Jupiter. Sky and clouds in the background. Translucent and opaque glass beads laced in a tan cotton yarn network affixed to a narrow tan linen border. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection