suzani: Lakai silk embroidered “ilgitsch”, nomadic tribe of Central Asia, Uzbekistan, C. Silk embroidery on wool mounted on cotton panel. Solar symbols of Sun with stylistic scorpions in ornaments. In the upper left corner you may find symbol small dog.
Stunning Kantha work on cloth panel- there must be a million little stitches in there! From the collection @ Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India)
Lakai Uzbek Large Embroidered Square Suzani Size: x / x Region: Central Asia ? Lakai Item Type: Textiles Period / Date: century ? late - Structure / Technique: Silk embroidery on wollen broad cloth, silk ikat back