The art of making such textiles in Iran is called Suzandozi (needlework). Hence Suzani in Central Asia. Suzanis were traditionally made by Central Asian brides as part of their dowry, and were presented to the groom on the wedding day.
This brand new handmade and hand embroidered suzani chappan is from a Nurata, Uzbekistan. This is a labor of love from a small Women's craft group. These types of suzanis are a group effort to produce and the process to completion takes weeks. All the silk threads used for this suzani chappan are natural. The dyes are obtained from fruits, nuts, plants and flowers, depending on the color needed.Most recently, these suzani chappans have entered the worldwide collector's market commanding increasing value over the years. This piece is stunning and is truly a work of art. Rich silk embroidery covers a substantial part of this garment. It is not an everyday robe but worn on cermonial events.
This is a Women's Large. Please make your consideration based on the measurements below. Since this is a loose fitting garment we can give you approximate measurements as below. Back of neck shoulder to shoulder : 23. This suzani robe does not have any buttons, zippers or pockets.Inside is lined with polyester printed fabric. Also, since this is a suzani robe, it is made up of several pieces of fabric sewn together and dyed before the intricate embroiderey began to turn this into this work of art. All measurements are approximate but the best we could measure. Any other measurements you need, let us know and we will measure it out for you.
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