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Suzani

ruidzho

Uzbek (Lakai)
1900


Accession Number

2019.157

Medium or Technique

silk taffeta; embroidered with silk

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Classifications

Textiles

Large dowry suzani (ruidzho) for the marriage bed, made of bright lemon yellow taffeta embroidered with floral pattern in red, blue and green silk yarns to form arch shape

Provenance

Between about 1973 and 1979, probably acquired in Afghanistan by Wendy Lynne Klodt (b. 1946 – d. 2015), Cape Neddick, ME; 2015, to the Wendy Klodt Revocable Trust; 2019, sold by the Wendy Klodt Revocable Trust to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2019)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Textile Curator's Fund and New England Rug Society