Lot 701: Uzbek suzani, circa third quarter 19th century,Platinum House
October 10, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
circa third quarter 19th century
7 ft. x 5 ft. 8 in.
Suzani in overall fair to good condition with numerous splits, tears and separation along seams but no losses; in other words, in seemingly (easily) repairable condition; minor holes and/or old spot repairs in localized areas; signs of age and use throughout with minor fraying to edges; soiling / yellowing of light-colored ground (note: textile not quite as dark or yellow as it appears in photos); no lining
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